57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
2
Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
3
Oregon City
— 3 nights
4
Government Camp
— 2 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
6
Durango
— 5 nights
7
Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
8
Denver
— 5 nights
9
Estes Park
— 5 nights
10
Rapid City
— 8 nights

3
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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Yellowstone River will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Lone Peak, Big Sky Resort, &more). There's more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours and get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip planner.

New York City to West Yellowstone is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in West Yellowstone: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Big Sky
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

7
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Going-to-the-Sun Road and Swiftcurrent Falls. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Cedars, trek along Granite Park Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oregon City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
nights
Oregon City

Oregon City ©
Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area. Escape the urban bustle at Oregon City Golf Club and Stone Creek Golf Club. The adventure continues: tee off at Frontier Golf Course, learn about winemaking at Carabella Vineyard, admire the natural beauty at Rogerson Clematis Garden, and go for a walk through McLoughlin Promenade.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Oregon City travel planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glacier National Park to Oregon City. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Oregon City, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Government Camp.

Things to do in Oregon City

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Lake Oswego, Carabella Vineyard, Frontier Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Oregon City Golf Club ©
Oregon City Golf Club
Hopkins Demonstration Forest ©
Hopkins Demonstration Forest
Frontier Golf Course ©
Frontier Golf Course

2
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Government Camp

Government Camp ©
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. On the 15th (Mon), hike along Little Crater Lake, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Trillium Lake, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildwood Recreation Site, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Government Camp online trip planner.

You can drive from Oregon City to Government Camp in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Oregon City in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Government Camp: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wildwood Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Little Zigzag Falls ©
Little Zigzag Falls
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site
Trillium Lake ©
Trillium Lake

13
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get some historical perspective at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bright Angel Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Government Camp to Grand Canyon National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Government Camp to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Government Camp in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

5
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Popular historic sites such as Balcony House and Spruce Tree House are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Piedra River Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durango: Mesa Verde National Park (Cliff Palace & Long House), Treasure Falls (in Pagosa Springs) and Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton). And it doesn't end there: trek along Animas River Trail, do a tasting at Four Leaves Winery, sample the fine beverages at Durango Craft Spirits, and shop like a local with Earthen Vessel Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Durango online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Durango takes 5.5 hours. June in Durango sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Pagosa Springs, Million Dollar Highway
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
River Rafting & Tubing
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

5
nights
Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Bear Dance Golf Club (in Larkspur) and Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation (in Guffey). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline, and play a few rounds at The Broadmoor Golf Courses.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary tool.

Getting from Durango to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Off-Road Tours, Bear Dance Golf Club, Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park ©
Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

5
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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Mount Evans and Breckenridge Golf Club will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs), River Rafting & Tubing (in Frisco) and Flatirons (in Boulder). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, explore the activities along Crown Hill Park, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Summit Lake Park, Breckenridge Golf Club, Crown Hill Park, Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Coors Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

5
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Estes Park

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Step out of the city life by going to Trail Ridge Road and Alberta Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Estes Park: The Beach at Grand Lake (in Grand Lake) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Bear Lake & Alluvial Fan). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Twin Sisters Peaks Trail, take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and tee off at Estes Park Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Estes Park sightseeing planner.

Drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, The Beach at Grand Lake
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

8
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Badlands National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Iron Mountain Road, &more), Presidential Trail (in Keystone) and Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook, Loop Road, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Downtown Rapid City, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, explore and take pictures at Needles Highway, and learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip builder app.

You can fly from Estes Park to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you will find days in Rapid City are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Custer, Wall, Keystone, South Dakota
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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