10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Ely
— 1 night
2
Bozeman
— 1 night
3
Bismarck
— 2 nights
4
Rapid City
— 4 nights

1
night
Ely

Ely
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ely fast, fun, and easy.

Berkeley to Ely is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Berkeley in September since evenings lows in Ely dip to 42°F. You will leave for Bozeman on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Ely

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ely to Bozeman takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Ely to Bozeman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 41°F. You will leave for Bismarck on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. On the 21st (Mon), ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village, then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Custer House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): look for gifts at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, steep yourself in history at Fort Mandan, and then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Dam Nature Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Bozeman to Bismarck by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bozeman to Bismarck. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bismarck when traveling from Bozeman in September, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Bismarck

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Mandan, Fort Mandan
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Fort Mandan ©
Fort Mandan
Custer House ©
Custer House
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

4
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Bear Country USA. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Badlands National Park (Yellow Mounds Overlook, Badlands Wall, &more), Black Hills Helicopters (in Keystone) and Needles Eye Tunnel (in Custer). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel in the Hills, stop by Christmas Village Store, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bismarck to Rapid City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Keystone, Needles Eye Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Loop Road ©
Loop Road

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