11 days in Continental USA Itinerary

11 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
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Traverse City
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Fargo
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Las Vegas
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Glacier National Park
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New York City

— 3 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stop by Times Square, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. June in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Traverse City

— 1 night

Cherry Capital of the World

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
On the 5th (Sat), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Traverse City day trip planning site.

Getting from New York City to Traverse City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Traverse City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Outdoors

Fargo

— 1 night
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 6th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, then play a few rounds at Edgewood Golf, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fargo day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Traverse City to Fargo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Traverse City to Fargo is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Fargo

Breweries & Distilleries · Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Fargo to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Fargo in June, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

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.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Glacier National Park at 75°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Michigan travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Gift & Specialty Shops · State Parks
Great Lakes State
A state inextricably tied to its waterways, Michigan does water activities better than almost any other place in the country. Things to do in the state include numerous opportunities to swim, fish, sail, motorboat, and canoe. The country's only state to stretch over two peninsulas, Michigan features a long freshwater coastline. In a land of nearly 65,000 inland lakes and ponds, you can never be too far from a natural water source. Michigan's major claim to fame is its status as the center of the U.S. automotive industry, with the Detroit metropolitan area housing the country's three major car manufacturers. The city is also a major center of culture, the birthplace of the Motown Sound, and the home of several museums and other tourist attractions. Farther from the big urban centers, Michigan offers visitors a world of apple and cherry orchards, rustic villages, and picturesque vineyards.

North Dakota travel guide

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National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.