15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Arches National Park
— 1 night
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
5
Custer
— 2 nights
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
7
Seattle
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 30th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, see the interesting displays at Molly Brown House Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dinosaur Ridge, thenadmire the majestic nature at Cherry Creek State Park, thensample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and finally get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip website.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Denver is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from St. Petersburg in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Denver, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge, Cherry Creek State Park, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Tue), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, identify plant and animal life at North Cheyenne Canon Park, thensee the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs travel app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

1
night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. September in Arches National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thentake in the pleasant sights at Keshi, and finally take a stroll through Canyon Road. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, identify plant and animal life at Randall Davey Audubon Center, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, thenwalk around Cathedral Park, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip builder site.

Do a combination of car and flight from Arches National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Fe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Randall Davey Audubon Center ©
Randall Davey Audubon Center
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get curious at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Angostura Recreation Area, thentake a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Custer trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Santa Fe to Custer by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in September; daily highs in Custer reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Breezy Point Picnic Area, Black Elk Peak
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Angostura Recreation Area ©
Angostura Recreation Area
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Loop Road and Firehole Canyon Drive. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Custer in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): gain insight at University of Washington, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, stroll around Kerry Park, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, thentake a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour planning tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Wildlife Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Fishing Charters & Tours
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

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