15 days in Las Vegas, Washington State & Montana Itinerary

15 days in Las Vegas, Washington State & Montana Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Victoria, Bus to Fifth at Ocean, Ferry to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
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Bainbridge Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Sky
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and GoJump Las Vegas. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Awesome Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Seven Magic Mountains (in Jean) and Veteran's Memorial Park (in Boulder City). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planning tool.

Lexington to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lexington in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Tours · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Visit Rialto Beach and Ruby Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Crescent Lake and Olympic National Park. There's more to do: cruise along Hurricane Ridge and trek along Second Beach Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Olympic National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in November; daily highs in Olympic National Park reach 50°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at Lavendera Massage.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor takes 7 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bloedel Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bainbridge Island trip tool.

Traveling by journey from Friday Harbor to Bainbridge Island takes 4.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bainbridge Island are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Sky.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River, then hike along Ousel Falls Trail, and then fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Big Sky sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bainbridge Island to Big Sky in 12 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Bainbridge Island in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Big Sky, with highs around 36°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 16°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.