26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Boulder
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
2
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  15​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + Fly:  7​h
5
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
6
Portland
— 7 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Step out of the city life by going to Emerald Lake Trail and Trail Ridge Road. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wild Animal Sanctuary and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boulder: Old Fall River Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and Spas & Wellness (in Estes Park). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at University of Colorado at Boulder.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boulder trip maker website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Boulder is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boulder, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Boulder

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Wild Animal Sanctuary
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Spas & Wellness
University of Colorado at Boulder ©

3
nights
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): cruise along Devastation Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kapoho Tide Pools, look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, and then get impressive views of Kīlauea.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Boulder to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boulder to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boulder in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Hilo Coffee Mill, Kapoho Tide Pools
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Kapoho Tide Pools ©
Kapoho Tide Pools
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Holei Sea Arch ©
Holei Sea Arch

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Hopi Point and Grand Canyon South Rim. Step off the beaten path and head to East Rim Drive and Grandview Point. On the 14th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: hike along Rim Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 5°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off toPortland.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Olympic Peninsula and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Quinault Big Spruce Tree and then head outdoors with Lake Quinault.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Olympic National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July since evenings lows in Olympic National Park dip to 13°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Quinault, Olympic Peninsula
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic Peninsula ©
Olympic Peninsula

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Johnston Ridge Observatory and Oregon Garden. Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Mount Hood (in Hood River), Silver Falls State Park (in Sublimity) and Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Cannon Beach). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, admire the majestic nature at Cape Lookout State Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

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Take a train from Olympic National Park to Portland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in July: high temperatures in Portland hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Cape Lookout State Park, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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