10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Duluth
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Bismarck
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Billings
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
4
Grand Forks
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Duluth

1
day
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip builder website .

Duluth to Bismarck is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Duluth in August, you will find days in Bismarck are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Bismarck

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Keelboat Park ©
Keelboat Park

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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 11th (Sun): appreciate the views at Logan Pass, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, then hike along Highline Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Glacier National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Bismarck to Glacier National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Bismarck in August, with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

2
nights
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Scheels and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Billings online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Billings takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Billings when traveling from Glacier National Park in August, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Forks.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Grand Forks

Grand Forks ©
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. Get outdoors at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge and Turtle River State Park. Step out of Grand Forks with an excursion to Icelandic State Park in Cavalier--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ralph Engelstad Arena, stop by Widman's Candy Shop, and make a splash at Splasher's of the South Seas.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Forks road trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Billings to Grand Forks with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Billings to Grand Forks is 1 hour. August in Grand Forks sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Forks

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rydell National Wildlife Refuge, Icelandic State Park, Turtle River State Park
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Rydell National Wildlife Refuge ©
Rydell National Wildlife Refuge
Icelandic State Park ©
Icelandic State Park
Turtle River State Park ©
Turtle River State Park

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