16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Keystone
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
2
Cheyenne
— 1 night
3
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
7
Billings
— 1 night
8
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

1
day
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area, contemplate the waterfront views at Horse Thief Lake, then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone online trip maker .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Keystone is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Keystone is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Keystone, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Iron Mountain Road
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Horse Thief Lake ©
Horse Thief Lake

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get lost in a book at Laramie County Public Library, then ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol, then take a memorable drive along Happy Jack Road, and finally admire the majestic nature at Curt Gowdy State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Keystone to Cheyenne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In July in Cheyenne, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Scenic Drive Nature Outdoors
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Curt Gowdy State Park ©
Curt Gowdy State Park
Laramie County Public Library ©
Laramie County Public Library
Wyoming State Capitol ©
Wyoming State Capitol

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, and then take in the views from Denver Millennium Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Denver tour planner .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Millennium Bridge ©
Denver Millennium Bridge

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's still lots to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, stroll through Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, and explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and car from Denver to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Denver in July, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by City Lights Booksellers, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco visit planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, head outdoors with Moorea Beach Club, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 25th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZooMontana, then admire all the interesting features of Dehler Park, then admire the majestic nature at Lake Elmo State Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Pictograph Cave State Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Billings vacation planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Billings in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Billings. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Billings to be much colder, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Lake Elmo State Park ©
Lake Elmo State Park
Dehler Park ©
Dehler Park

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and finally cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone road trip site .

You can drive from Billings to West Yellowstone in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. When traveling from Billings in July, plan for little chillier days in West Yellowstone, with highs around 29°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Red Butte Garden, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then admire the landmark architecture of LDS Conference Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from West Yellowstone in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Red Butte Garden ©
Red Butte Garden
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

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