20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Seattle
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Pendleton
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Kalispell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Spokane
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Seattle

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Green Lake Park and Washington Park Arboretum. Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, stroll through Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit, and admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Mount Rainier National Park.

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Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
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Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Box Canyon Loop and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park travel app .

Traveling by train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. On the 26th (Thu), you're off toPendleton.

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Parks Outdoors Trails
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Mount Rainier

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Pendleton

Pendleton
Pendleton is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States. To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pendleton travel route website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Pendleton. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Twin Falls.

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Historic Sites
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Pendleton Woolen Mill Store
Pendleton Woolen Mill Store

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 27th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Miracle Hot Springs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Pendleton to Twin Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Miracle Hot Springs
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Miracle Hot Springs ©
Miracle Hot Springs
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Sawtooth National Forest
Sawtooth National Forest

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Firehole Canyon Drive and Artist Point. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, admire the sheer force of Wraith Falls, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Twin Falls to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Twin Falls in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

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Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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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.
To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

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Outdoors Parks Nature
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Helena

Helena
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helena trip builder site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Helena in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect Helena to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kalispell.

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Parks Nature
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Kalispell

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of, Flathead County, Montana. On your second day here, explore the activities along Swan River and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalispell trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Helena to Kalispell by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Helena in August since evenings lows in Kalispell dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Kalispell

Outdoors Golf Adventure

Side Trips

West Glacier, Swan River
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River Rafting & Tubing
Glacier View Golf Club ©
Glacier View Golf Club

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Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city in the state of Washington, in the northwestern United States. For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Spokane trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Kalispell to Spokane by car takes about 4 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kalispell in August since evenings lows in Spokane dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

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Outdoors Parks Trails
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Seattle

Seattle
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Seattle Center, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then identify plant and animal life at Bloedel Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Spokane in August, you will find days in Seattle are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls
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Bloedel Reserve
Bloedel Reserve
Snoqualmie Falls
Snoqualmie Falls
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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