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Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

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Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

Can't make up my mind.

What is the best time of year?

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1. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

September.

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2. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

One way; September.

How long do you have?

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3. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

Agree with September as less people than July/August. late May/June is not bad as well, but more risk of late snow weather disruption, but not so good for Glacier NP.

Loop or one-way depends, as my friends have said, on how long do you have? 2 weeks- one way, 3 is a toss up, 4 - then a loop is more viable.

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4. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

another vote for September.

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I'd be looking at 2.5 weeks to 3 weeks depending on how long work will let me take off in one go!!

suggestions for an itinerary are also welcome please.

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6. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

Hi again.

Realised I may have misread your OP. You did not mean a loop to Seattle but just a loop out of Denver?

Anyway, 16 nights could give you.

1. Denver.

2. Denver to SD Black Hills.

3. SD ( Mt. Rushmore, Devils Tower, Custer SP, Badlands etc.)

4. SD.

5. SD.

6. Cody.

7. Yellowstone.

8. Yellowstone.

9. Yellowstone.

10. Yellowstone.

11. GTNP.

12. GTNP.

13. Southern Wyoming/Steamboat Springs.

14. RMNP.

15. RMNP.

16. Denver.

17. Home.

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7. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

And a 16 night one way:

1. Denver.

2. Denver to Cody.

3. Cody to GTNP.

4. GTNP.

5-8 Yellowstone.

9. Yellowstone to Glacier NP.

10-11. Glacier NP.

12-14. Maybe US20 across WA, through North Cascades NP.

15-16. Seattle.

17. Home.

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8. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

If you wanted RMNP in the mix for the one-way, either more nights or GNP to Seattle with one overnight on route, for 2 nights RMNP.

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9. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

With a Denver-Denver loop no drop off charges for the rental. One way Denver-Seattle those costs will be added.

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10. Re: Denver Loop or Denver to Seattle

I don't understand Denver or Denver Loop. Can you explain a little?