10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
1
Sioux Falls
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
5
Joliet
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Rockford
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Columbia
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Sioux Falls

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): walk around Falls Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Pettigrew Home & Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escapades Escape Rooms.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sioux Falls. In September, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Pettigrew Home & Museum ©
Pettigrew Home & Museum
Falls Park ©
Falls Park

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, then take in the exciting artwork at Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center, and then stop by Marilla Country Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Forest Lawn, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sioux Falls to Buffalo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Buffalo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Marilla Country Store, Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center
Highlights from your plan

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nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, stop by Three Sisters Trading Post, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls attractions planner.

Niagara Falls is just a short distance from Buffalo. In September in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Shopping
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA ©

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, admire all the interesting features of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Jungle Jim's International Market, and finally look for gifts at Lobsta Bakes of Maine.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cincinnati, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Cincinnati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Joliet.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Ark Encounter, Jungle Jim's International Market
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

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Joliet

Joliet ©
Joliet is a city in Kendall and Will counties in the U.S. On the 17th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, then browse the different shops at The Promenade Bolingbrook, then steep yourself in history at Gaylord Building Historic Site, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Joliet road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cincinnati to Joliet. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Joliet is minus 1 hour. September in Joliet sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Rockford.

Things to do in Joliet

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Gaylord Building Historic Site, The Promenade Bolingbrook
Highlights from your plan
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery ©
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Gaylord Building Historic Site ©
Gaylord Building Historic Site
The Promenade Bolingbrook ©
The Promenade Bolingbrook

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Rockford

Rockford ©
Rockford is the third largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Center Museum, then examine the collection at Camp Grant Museum, then steep yourself in history at Midway Village & Museum Center, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Anderson Japanese Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockford trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Joliet to Rockford in 2 hours. In September in Rockford, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Rockford

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Camp Grant Museum ©
Camp Grant Museum
Midway Village & Museum Center ©
Midway Village & Museum Center
Discovery Center Museum ©
Discovery Center Museum

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night
Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Francis Quadrangle, then look for gifts at Craft Beer Cellar, and then stroll around Lions-Stephens Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Columbia visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rockford to Columbia. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Francis Quadrangle ©
Francis Quadrangle
Craft Beer Cellar ©
Craft Beer Cellar
Lions-Stephens Park ©
Lions-Stephens Park

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