22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
4
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
5
Moab
— 4 nights
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
7
Boise
— 2 nights

2
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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park travel route site.

Spokane to Glacier National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Spokane in September, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

6
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 33°F. You will leave for Grand Teton National Park on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
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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.
Spend the 12th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and explore the activities along Lake Solitude.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio and then walk around Phil Baux Park. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jackson Hole Still Works, get a dose of the wild on Yellowstone Day Tours, and then relax and float downstream with Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
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Yellowstone Day Tours ©
Yellowstone Day Tours
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips ©

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 19th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Planning Moab trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Jackson Hole to Moab in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in September: high temperatures in Moab hover around 84°F and lows are around 55°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): trek along Lake Blanche Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Moab to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

A Great Escape at Gardner Village
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
A Great Escape at Gardner Village ©
A Great Escape at Gardner Village

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 24th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, stroll around Ann Morrison Park, then learn about winemaking at Telaya Wine Co., and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Barbarian Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): stop by Idaho Candy Company Store and Factory, then trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally take in breathtaking views at Snake River.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Garden City, Snake River
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Barbarian Brewing ©
Barbarian Brewing

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