11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
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San Diego
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Cincinnati
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
4
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
7
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: San Diego

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 13th (Tue), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Page

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Photography Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 14th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and then walk around Smale Riverfront Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Page to Cincinnati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Page to Cincinnati, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in August, expect Cincinnati to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Virginia Safari Park, then examine the collection at George C. Marshall Museum, and then deepen your understanding at Virginia Military Institute.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lexington vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cincinnati to Lexington in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, expect Lexington to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Lexington

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Virginia Safari Park
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Virginia Military Institute ©
Virginia Military Institute
George C. Marshall Museum ©
George C. Marshall Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Lexington to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In August, Chicago is a bit warmer than Lexington - with highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tee off at Edgewood Golf.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fargo online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Fargo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Fargo dip to 58°F. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Fargo

Outdoors Golf
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Edgewood Golf ©
Edgewood Golf

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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.
On the 19th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Fargo to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Fargo to Glacier National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fargo in August, plan for little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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