37 days in United States & Central Saanich Itinerary

37 days in United States & Central Saanich Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
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San Simeon, United States
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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El Portal, United States
— 2 nights
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Incline Village, United States
— 1 night
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Klamath, United States
— 2 nights
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Tillamook, United States
— 2 nights
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Central Saanich, Canada
— 1 night
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Drive to Vancouver International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Roche Harbor
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Roche Harbor, United States
— 1 night
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Vantage, United States
— 1 night
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Coeur d'Alene, United States
— 1 night
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Columbia Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Moiese, United States
— 1 night
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Greycliff, United States
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Billings, United States
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 4 nights
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Arco, United States
— 1 day
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Bruneau, United States
— 2 nights
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Corinne, United States
— 1 day
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Provo, United States
— 1 night
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Rock Springs, United States
— 2 nights
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Alcova, United States
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Laramie, United States
— 1 night
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Cheyenne, United States
— 1 night
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Los Angeles, United States

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Morro Rock as well as Monarch Butterfly Grove. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In July, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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San Simeon, United States

— 2 nights
When you arriveĀ in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
You've added Lone Cypress, Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, Point Sur State Historic Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Simeon road trip tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Simeon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 56°F at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Muir Woods National Monument, Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. On the 26th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel website.

You can drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in July, plan for cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to El Portal.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

El Portal, United States

— 2 nights
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your list of things to see and do now includes Sequoia National Park, General Grant Tree Trail, Mariposa Grove, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read El Portal route builder website.

Drive from San Francisco to El Portal in 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in El Portal are much hotter (95°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in El Portal

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Incline Village, United States

— 1 night
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Your day by day itinerary now includes Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society. On the 31st (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park and then explore the activities along Lake Tahoe.

Planning Incline Village trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Getting from El Portal to Incline Village by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from El Portal in July, expect nights in Incline Village to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 90°F. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Incline Village

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lassen Volcanic National Park, United States

— 1 night
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Avenue of the Giants, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Sundial Bridge. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Cold Boiling Lake, then explore the activities along Boiling Springs Lake, and then snap pictures at Sundial Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip builder.

Drive from Incline Village to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 4 hours. In August, Lassen Volcanic National Park is somewhat warmer than Incline Village - with highs of 98°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Klamath.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Klamath, United States

— 2 nights
Klamath is an unincorporated, rural, census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, situated on US Route 101 inland from the mouth of the Klamath River. On the 2nd (Sun), make a trip to Tour-Through Tree.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Klamath trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Klamath takes 5 hours. When traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in August, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Klamath: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tillamook.

Things to do in Klamath

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tillamook, United States

— 2 nights
The city of Tillamook is the county seat of Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Cape Meares Lighthouse to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse and then get engrossed in the history at Prehistoric. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area, do a tasting at Remy Wines, and then stop by Northwest Winds Kite Shop.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tillamook trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Klamath to Tillamook by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Klamath in August, you will find days in Tillamook are somewhat warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Tillamook

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Canada

— 1 night
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. You've now added The Butchart Gardens to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Category 12 Brewing and then see the interesting displays at Sidney Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Central Saanich online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tillamook to Central Saanich takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tillamook to Central Saanich is minus 1 hour. In August in Central Saanich, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Roche Harbor.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

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Roche Harbor, United States

— 1 night
Roche Harbor is a sheltered harbor on the northwest side of San Juan Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States, and the site of a resort of the same name. You've now added San Juan Islands Sculpture Park to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Roche Harbor sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Central Saanich to Roche Harbor. August in Roche Harbor sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Roche Harbor

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Highlights from your trip

Seattle, United States

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Blue Spruce Saloon, Grove of the Patriarchs, Sunrise Visitor Center, and other attractions. On the 8th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then stroll around Kerry Park, and then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Kubota Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then admire the natural beauty at Seattle Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seattle, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Roche Harbor to Seattle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Roche Harbor in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vantage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Vantage, United States

— 1 night
Vantage is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kittitas County, Washington, United States. To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vantage trip builder site.

Getting from Seattle to Vantage by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Vantage are somewhat warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Vantage

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coeur d'Alene, United States

— 1 night
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Vantage to Coeur d'Alene takes 3 hours. Traveling from Vantage in August, expect nights in Coeur d'Alene to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Columbia Falls.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks

Columbia Falls, United States

— 1 night

Gateway to Glacier National Park

Columbia Falls might serve as the gateway to Glacier National Park, but it's much more than just a place to lay your head.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Crown of the Continent Discovery Center as well as Montana Vortex and House of Mystery. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an unorthodox tour of Montana Vortex and House of Mystery and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Columbia Falls online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Coeur d'Alene to Columbia Falls in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Columbia Falls when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Columbia Falls

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

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Glacier National Park, United States

— 1 night

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park sightseeing planner.

Glacier National Park is just a stone's throw from Columbia Falls. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moiese.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Moiese, United States

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Caras Park as well as National Bison Range. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through National Bison Range, take in the history at St. Ignatius Mission, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garden of One Thousand Buddhas.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moiese holiday builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier National Park to Moiese. In August in Moiese, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Greycliff.

Things to do in Moiese

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Greycliff, United States

Greycliff is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sweet Grass County, Montana, United States. You've now added Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Greycliff trip maker.

Getting from Moiese to Greycliff by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In August in Greycliff, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Greycliff

Nature · Parks

Billings, United States

— 2 nights
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. You've added Medicine Wheel, Old Trail Town, The Rimrocks, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks, immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then pause for some photo ops at Little Bighorn Battlefield, then get engrossed in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, and finally make a trip to Medicine Wheel.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Billings trip website.

Getting from Greycliff to Billings by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Greycliff in August, Billings is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, United States

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center, Hayden Valley, Lookout Point, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online holiday planner.

You can drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Billings, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Arco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Arco, United States

— 1 day
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. You've now added Craters of the Moon National Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument and then see the sky in a new way at Bruneau Dunes Observatory.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arco day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Arco in 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Arco hover around 81°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Bruneau.

Things to do in Arco

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Bruneau, United States

— 2 nights
Bruneau is an unincorporated community in Owyhee County in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bruneau Dunes State Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bruneau trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Arco to Bruneau in 3 hours. In August, Bruneau is somewhat warmer than Arco - with highs of 92°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Corinne.

Things to do in Bruneau

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Corinne, United States

— 1 day
Corinne is a city in Box Elder County, Utah, United States. Spiral Jetty has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to ATK Rocket Garden, then get outside with Spiral Jetty, and then have some family-friendly fun at Crystal Hot Springs.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Corinne day trip app.

Getting from Bruneau to Corinne by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. August in Corinne sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Provo.

Things to do in Corinne

Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Provo, United States

— 1 night
Provo is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of Utah, located 43mi south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bridal Veil Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Provo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corinne to Provo takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Corinne in August: highs in Provo hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Provo

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock Springs, United States

— 2 nights
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. White Mountain Petroglyphs has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), delve into the distant past at White Mountain Petroglyphs.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rock Springs road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Provo to Rock Springs takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Provo in August; daily highs in Rock Springs reach 81°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Alcova.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Alcova, United States

Alcova is a census-designated place (CDP) in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Alcova trip builder site.

Drive from Rock Springs to Alcova in 3 hours. August in Alcova sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Laramie.

Things to do in Alcova

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Nature

Laramie, United States

— 1 night
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. You've now added Vedauwoo to your itinerary. On the 26th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Medicine Bow National Forest, hike along Laramie River Greenbelt Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Ames Monument, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Laramie.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Laramie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alcova to Laramie takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Alcova in August: high temperatures in Laramie hover around 79°F and lows are around 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trip

Cheyenne, United States

— 1 night
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. You've now added Cheyenne Depot Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, then admire the natural beauty at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, and finally head outdoors with Lincoln Highway.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cheyenne route planner.

You can drive from Laramie to Cheyenne in an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cheyenne when traveling from Laramie in August, with lows around 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.