10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Sturgis
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Sturgis
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Fly

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, go for a walk through The High Line, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City itinerary maker app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC tour planner.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sturgis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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Sturgis

Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. On the 6th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Meade Museum and then see the interesting displays at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame.

Plan trip to Sturgis with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Sturgis. Traveling from Washington DC to Sturgis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Sturgis at 73°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sturgis

Museums

2
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then get great views at Lookout Point, and finally trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Sturgis to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sturgis to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sturgis in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Wed), go for a walk through Lombard Street, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hike along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get little chillier in Glacier National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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