11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Canon City
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
End: Denver

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mormon Row Historic District, Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center in Moose, Inspiration Point, and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Artist Point and Hayden Valley. Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mud Volcano will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grand Teton National Park: Yellowstone National Park (Dragon's Mouth Springs, Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, & more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Leigh Lake, explore the activities along Teton Point Turnout, take in the awesome beauty at Jackson Lake Overlook, and admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Denver to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Upper Geyser Basin, Fairy Falls, Great Fountain Geyser, and other attractions. Get outdoors at Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Biscuit Basin. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and make a trip to Roosevelt Arch.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

few
hours
Colorado Springs

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.
You've now added Pike's Peak - America's Mountain to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Pike's Peak - America's Mountain and then catch a live performance at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nightlife Trails

Side Trip

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

2
nights
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad and then walk around Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Canon City trip tool .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Canon City in an hour. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Canon City, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canon City

Tours Parks

Side Trip

Garden of the Gods
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Royal Gorge Route Railroad ©
Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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