60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
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Cody
— 5 nights
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Bozeman
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Coeur d'Alene
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Kanab
— 6 nights
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Moab
— 6 nights
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Durango
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Ouray
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Aspen
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Colorado Springs
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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Inspiration Point. Popular historic sites such as Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Sacred Heart are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Jackson Lake, trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, stroll through Hermitage Point, and identify plant and animal life at Blacktail Ponds Overlook.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park online journey planner.

Abilene to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Abilene to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Abilene in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. Bring the kids along to Old Faithful and West Thumb Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Geyser Basin, trek along Natural Bridge Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 5:

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Cody

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Get some historical perspective at Old Trail Town and Kirwin Ghost Town. Appreciate the collections at Cody Firearms Museum and Draper Natural History Museum. Take a break from Cody with a short trip to Meeteetse Museums in Meeteetse, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Plains Indian Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Paul Stock Nature Trail, see the interesting displays at Tecumseh's Old West Miniature Village and Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. In September, Cody is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 10:

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Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Museum of the Rockies and Livingston Depot Center will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Lone Peak and Yellowstone Safari Company. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bozeman: Spirit of the North Sled Dog Adventures (in Ennis) and Pine Creek Trail (in Livingston). There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, stroll through Glen Lake Rotary Park - Bozeman Beach (formerly East Gallatin Recreation Area), and get engrossed in the history at Gallatin History Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bozeman tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cody to Bozeman in 4 hours. Traveling from Cody in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bozeman, with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

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Glacier National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Logan Pass and Avalanche Lake. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake McDonald and Trail of the Cedars. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, explore the activities along Bullhead Lake, hike along Cracker Lake Hike, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Wallace Mining Museum and Northern Pacific Depot. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Coeur d'Alene Lake and Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Wallace (Oasis Bordello Museum & Pulaski Tunnel Trail). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Timberline Adventures, fly like a bird with CDA Parasail, don't miss a visit to Treaty Rock Park, and see the interesting displays at Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Center.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene journey planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene takes 6 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Coeur d'Alene, with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Kanab.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kids will enjoy Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Natural Bridge. Get a sense of the local culture at Little Hollywood Movie Museum and Historical Kanab Library. Venture out of the city with trips to Bryce (Ponderosa Canyon & Agua Canyon), Springdale (David J West Gallery & Worthington Gallery) and Zion National Park (Checkerboard Mesa, Watchman Trail, &more). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, get a new perspective on things with Grand Canyon Expeditions, explore the ancient world of Moqui Cave, and delve into the lush surroundings at Kaibab National Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Kanab in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Kanab. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September: highs in Kanab hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Delicate Arch and Double Arch. Attractions like Balanced Rock Trail and Moab Jett make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Devils Garden Trailhead, Landscape Arch, &more) and Canyonlands National Park (Shafer Trail, Mesa Arch, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch, admire all the interesting features of Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail, and take in the exciting artwork at Tom Till Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip tool.

Getting from Kanab to Moab by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car; or fly. Traveling from Kanab in September, Moab is a bit warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Anasazi Heritage Center and Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum.. Kids will appreciate attractions like James Ranch Grill and Rim Trail/ Campus Loop. Change things up with these side-trips from Durango: Cortez (Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum & Cortez Cultural Center) and Mesa Verde National Park (Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, Far View Sites, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Colorado Trail, trek along Animas Mountain Trail, take an in-depth tour of Animas Museum, and look for gifts at Earthen Vessel Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Moab to Durango takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in October, things will get little chillier in Durango: highs are around 65°F and lows about 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:

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Ouray

Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. Animas Forks and Hard Tack Mine Tours & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Ouray County Museum and Bear Creek National Recreation Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Silverton (San Juan County Historical Society & Molas Pass) and Montrose (Ute Indian Museum & Montrose County Historical Museum). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, steep yourself in history at Yankee Girl Mine, cruise along San Juan Skyway, and hike along Baby Bath Tubs Trail.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouray trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durango to Ouray takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Durango in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ouray: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Ouray

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:

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Aspen

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 15th (Thu), hike along Hunter Creek Trail, grab your bike and head to Castle Creek Road, and then trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Grottos Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and then grab your bike and head to Rio Grande Trail.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Aspen planning website.

You can drive from Ouray to Aspen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ouray in October, expect little chillier with lows of 30°F in Aspen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

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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.
Visiting Manitou Springs Incline and Helen Hunt Falls will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Glen Eyrie Castle and Western Museum of Mining and Industry. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Divide (Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center & Mueller State Park). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, get a dose of the wild on Colorado Wolf Adventures, kick back and relax at Memorial Park, and look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in October; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 67°F and lows reach 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Montana travel guide

4.8
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.

Idaho travel guide

4.5
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.