12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Amarillo
— 1 night
2
Denver
— 1 night
3
Cheyenne
— Few hours
4
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
7
Cooke City
— 1 night
8
Cody
— 1 night
9
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
10
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
11
Big Spring
— 1 night

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Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo visit website.

Corpus Christi to Amarillo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Corpus Christi in August; daily highs in Amarillo reach °F and lows reach °F. You'll set off for Denver on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nature
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colorado State Capitol. On the 26th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planning website.

Fly from Amarillo to Denver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amarillo in August, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cheyenne.
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Colorado State Capitol ©
Colorado State Capitol

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wyoming State Capitol. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Wyoming State Capitol.

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Getting from Denver to Cheyenne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Jackson Hole.
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Wyoming State Capitol ©
Wyoming State Capitol

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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Cheyenne to Jackson Hole takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Jackson Hole when traveling from Cheyenne in August, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Town Square ©
Town Square

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colter Bay Village, Colter Bay Visitor Center and Solitude Float Trips. On the 29th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Solitude Float Trips, take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, thenget answers to all your questions at Colter Bay Visitor Center, and finally get a new perspective on things with Colter Bay Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Grand Teton National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive
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Colter Bay Village ©
Colter Bay Village
Solitude Float Trips ©
Solitude Float Trips
Colter Bay Visitor Center ©
Colter Bay Visitor Center

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lamar Valley, Yellowstone River Picnic Area, Boiling River, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): admire the striking features of Old Faithful Inn, get answers to all your questions at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

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Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Cooke City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a memorable drive along Beartooth Hwy, thenexplore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Cooke City holiday maker app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cooke City in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Cooke City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Beartooth Hwy
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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Cody

Cody
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.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody trip website.

Traveling by car from Cooke City to Cody takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cooke City in September; daily highs in Cody reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alpine Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Cody to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Cody, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rocky Mountain National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Alpine Visitor Center ©
Alpine Visitor Center

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September, with highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve at °F and lows at °F. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Big Spring.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Big Spring

Big Spring
Big Spring is a city in and the county seat of Howard County, Texas, United States, at the crossroads of U.S. To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Spring day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Big Spring. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Big Spring, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in September, expect nights in Big Spring to be much warmer, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Big Spring

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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