Hubby & I (pre-kids) did 6 weeks in the US and are ready to go again (this time with kids - both travel well). First part of trip is all set LA to SF via Monument Valley, Canyon, Vegas, Death Valley.
Second part is a little bigger and vastly unknown, we want to drive from NY to Niagra, Memphis, Mt Rushmore, Badlands, Yellowstone, Seattle. We love "viewing" the great outdoors but aren't adventure/thrill seekers, we just want to get the great Amerian experience. We plan on travelling between NY & Seattle over 16 days from the end of April through to mid-May.
We realise that it is still the end of snow season in some parts of the North West and would love some advice on the Memphis - Seattle stretch. We really want the kids to see Mt Rushmore & Litte Bighorn and Yellowstone; everything else is flexible with the key being to show the kids the amazing natural beauty and incredible "personality" of America, so different to what we have shown them already here in Australia.
Would appreciate any advice/experiences as this may well be the only chance we have as a family to take on a trek like this.