12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
2
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
3
Boise
— 4 nights
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, see the interesting displays at Longmire Museum, then trek along Trail of the Shadows, and finally hike along Skyline Trail.

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Pittsburgh to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pittsburgh in August since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

2
nights
Olympic National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): trek along Sol Duc Falls and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park route maker.

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, you will find days in Olympic National Park are little chillier (72°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Sol Duc Falls ©
Sol Duc Falls
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

4
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Idaho Penitentiary and Fujishin Family Cellars. Escape the urban bustle at Boise River Greenbelt and World Center For Birds of Prey. Take a break from Boise with a short trip to Ste. Chapelle Winery in Caldwell, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Telaya Wine Co., take a stroll through Hyde Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Boise Art Glass, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Meridian.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise holiday planning tool.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Boise by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in August, with highs in Boise at 91°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Caldwell, The Village at Meridian, Telaya Wine Co.
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Ste. Chapelle Winery ©
Ste. Chapelle Winery
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Narrows. On the 11th (Tue), trek along The Narrows and then hike along Angel's Landing. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Zion National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boise in August since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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