18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Spokane
— 1 night
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Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Butte
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Portland
— 3 nights

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 18th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Crosby House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church, and then take a stroll through Downtown Spokane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Centennial Trail, take an in-depth tour of Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Spokane route tool.

Bellevue to Spokane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bellevue in July: highs in Spokane hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
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Downtown Spokane ©
Downtown Spokane
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Centennial Trail ©
Centennial Trail

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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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene trip site.

Getting from Spokane to Coeur d'Alene by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Coeur d'Alene sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
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Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll around Caras Park, find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula, then look for gifts at Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lolo Peak Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then sample the tasty concoctions at Big Sky Brewing, and then see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Missoula online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Missoula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Missoula, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Missoula sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trip

Lolo Peak Brewing
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center ©
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center

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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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Grinnell Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park planning app.

Drive from Missoula to Glacier National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In July, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Butte.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Butte

Butte ©
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. On the 26th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, contemplate the long history of Copper King Mansion, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Berkeley Pit. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at MBMG Mineral Museum, steep yourself in history at Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives, and then sample the fine beverages at Headframe Spirits.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Butte travel app.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Butte with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Butte can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Butte

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Copper King Mansion ©
Copper King Mansion
Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives ©
Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives
MBMG Mineral Museum ©
MBMG Mineral Museum

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains, then take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helena trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Butte to Helena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Butte in July; daily highs in Helena reach 89°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
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Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum

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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.
Kids will enjoy Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Visit Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail for their historical value. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, hike along Osprey Falls Trail, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, and take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planning site.

Drive from Helena to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helena in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, see the interesting displays at Idaho Potato Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Idaho.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Idaho Falls route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Idaho Falls by car takes about 4 hours. In July, Idaho Falls is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 88°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Idaho Potato Museum
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
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Idaho Potato Museum
Idaho Potato Museum
Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Family-friendly places like Powell's City of Books and International Rose Test Garden will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will appreciate Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Portland Art Museum. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portland online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Idaho Falls to Portland. The time zone difference when traveling from Idaho Falls to Portland is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Idaho Falls in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Portland, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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