15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 1 night
2
West Glacier
— 3 nights
3
Stanley
— 1 day
4
Gardiner
— 1 night
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, thenmake a trip to Space Needle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. August in Seattle sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Iceberg Lake Trail, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, &more). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read West Glacier travel planner.

You can fly from Seattle to West Glacier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in West Glacier when traveling from Seattle in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
River Rafting & Tubing
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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day
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Stanley day trip planner.

Getting from West Glacier to Stanley by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from West Glacier in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Stanley, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gardiner.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Find out how to plan Gardiner trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Stanley to Gardiner in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Stanley in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Gardiner, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours

4
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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Daisy Geyser, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from Gardiner to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Gardiner in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Taggart Lake, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with highs in Zion National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can 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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