60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 6 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Estes Park
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 7 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 8 nights

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Children's Museum of Houston. Do some cultural sightseeing at 1892 Bishop's Palace and Holocaust Museum Houston. Explore Houston's surroundings by going to George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (in College Station), Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham) and La Porte (San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site & Battleship Texas State Historic Site). There's lots more to do: race across the water with Galveston Water Adventures, look for gifts at Murdochs, get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, and contemplate the long history of Moody Mansion.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Houston vacation maker tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Houston. In August, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galveston, La Porte, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Blue Bell Creameries
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Battleship Texas State Historic Site ©
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum ©
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace

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Colorado Springs

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 Red Rock Canyon Open Space and Lost Paddle Rafting. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of World War II Aviation and Museum of Colorado Prisons. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Play Dirty ATV Tours (in Cotopaxi), Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide) and Canon City (Royal Gorge Helitours, Skyline Drive, &more). And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take an in-depth tour of Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Houston in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Canon City, Play Dirty ATV Tours, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 27:
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National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Lost Paddle Rafting ©
Lost Paddle Rafting

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, examine the collection at Argo Mill and Tunnel, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Colorado Adventure Center.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Denver vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, Golden, Dinosaur Ridge, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Colorado Adventure Center ©
Colorado Adventure Center

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Estes Park

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bear Lake and Photography Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Estes Park: A Wanderlust Adventure (in Laporte) and Alluvial Fan (in Rocky Mountain National Park). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Estes Park route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Denver to Estes Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, A Wanderlust Adventure
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Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
A Wanderlust Adventure ©
A Wanderlust Adventure
Photography Tours

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Bring the kids along to Climbing Tours and Potash Road. Visiting Delicate Arch and Island in the Sky will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Landscape Arch, &more) and Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, take the plunge with Skydive Moab, and trot along with Moab Horses.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder.

Fly from Estes Park to Moab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park
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Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Get some cultural insight at Salt Lake Temple and Hill Aerospace Museum. Kids will enjoy Natural History Museum of Utah and Rocky Mountain Outfitters. Venture out of the city with trips to Thanksgiving Point (in Lehi), Golden Spike National Historic Site (in Corinne) and Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, make a trip to Temple Square, and explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Moab to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Thanksgiving Point, Rocky Mountain Outfitters, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Hill Aerospace Museum, Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
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Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Golden Spike National Historic Site
Rocky Mountain Outfitters ©
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Freak Alley Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, then get engrossed in the history at Idaho Military History Museum, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Boise are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Boise

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zipline
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Timberline Adventures and Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wallace Mining Museum and Northern Pacific Depot. Take a break from Coeur d'Alene with a short trip to Silverwood Theme Park in Athol, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake and look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene trip builder website.

Fly from Boise to Coeur d'Alene in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in September: high temperatures in Coeur d'Alene hover around 72°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Wallace, Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, Silverwood Theme Park
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Logan Pass and Lake McDonald. Step out of the city life by going to Avalanche Lake and Highline Trail. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at St. Mary Lake.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Glacier National Park, with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 25:
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Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Get in touch with nature at Ousel Falls Trail and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Earthquake Lake and Yellowstone Aerial Adventures. Change things up with these side-trips from West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Big Sky Resort & Horseback Riding Tours). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

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You can drive from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 64°F and lows about 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Sky
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step off the beaten path and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Norris Geyser Basin make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Mud Volcano, explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, identify plant and animal life at Petrified Tree, and cruise along Grand Loop Road.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 6:
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S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Wildlife Art and Mormon Row Historic District. Chapel of the Transfiguration and Our Lady Of The Mountains will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (Cathedral Group, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, &more) and Glacier View Turnout (in Moose). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, take a memorable tour with Scenic Safaris, kick your exploration up a notch at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Jackson Hole vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest
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Bridger Teton National Forest ©
Bridger Teton National Forest
Scenic Safaris ©
Scenic Safaris
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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