12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Ellensburg
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Kalispell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Sheridan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Crazy Horse
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
10
Worthington
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
11
Bremerton
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Ellensburg

Ellensburg ©
Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Clymer Museum of Art, learn about winemaking at Gard Vintners, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Whipsaw Brewing.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ellensburg travel itinerary planner .

Seattle to Ellensburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ellensburg, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Ellensburg

Breweries & Distilleries Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Whipsaw Brewing ©
Whipsaw Brewing
Clymer Museum of Art ©
Clymer Museum of Art

1
night
Kalispell

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Conrad Mansion and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): trek along Siyeh Pass, then hike along Trail of the Cedars, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Matthew's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kalispell trip builder .

Getting from Ellensburg to Kalispell by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ellensburg to Kalispell due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ellensburg in July since evenings lows in Kalispell dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Kalispell

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion
Trail of the Cedars ©
Trail of the Cedars

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis Xavier Church and then find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Missoula route builder .

Drive from Kalispell to Missoula in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Missoula are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Missoula

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
St. Francis Xavier Church ©
St. Francis Xavier Church

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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies and then stroll through Middle Cottonwood Trailhead.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bozeman visit planner .

Traveling by car from Missoula to Bozeman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies

1
night
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Bighorn National Forest, contemplate the long history of Trail End State Historic Site, and then take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sheridan trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Bozeman to Sheridan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Sheridan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site

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night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): go for a walk through Tower Trail, get impressive views of Devils Tower National Monument, and then pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Devils Tower travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Devils Tower takes 3 hours. While traveling from Sheridan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Devils Tower, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

1
night
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Native American Educational and Cultural Center and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Crazy Horse vacation planner .

Getting from Devils Tower to Crazy Horse by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine, stroll through Presidential Trail, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Keystone journey tool .

Traveling by car from Crazy Horse to Keystone takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, then admire the striking features of Chapel in the Hills, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City travel route tool .

Rapid City is just a short distance from Keystone. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in August; daily highs in Rapid City reach 83°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Worthington.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Suzie Cappa Art Center ©
Suzie Cappa Art Center

1
day
Worthington

Worthington ©
Worthington is a city and county seat of Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): do a tasting at Round Lake Vineyards & Winery and then see the interesting displays at Spomer Classics & Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Worthington trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rapid City to Worthington. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Worthington due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rapid City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Worthington, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bremerton.

Things to do in Worthington

Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Round Lake Vineyards & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Round Lake Vineyards & Winery ©
Round Lake Vineyards & Winery
Spomer Classics & Museum ©
Spomer Classics & Museum

1
day
Bremerton

Bremerton ©
Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. On the 4th (Sun), stroll around Harborside Fountain Park, then brush up on your military savvy at Puget Sound Navy Museum, then see the interesting displays at USS Turner Joy Museum Ship, and finally examine the collection at Veterans Living History Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bremerton trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Worthington to Bremerton with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Worthington to Bremerton. Traveling from Worthington in August, Bremerton is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bremerton

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Veterans Living History Museum
Highlights from your plan
USS Turner Joy Museum Ship ©
USS Turner Joy Museum Ship
Harborside Fountain Park ©
Harborside Fountain Park
Puget Sound Navy Museum ©
Puget Sound Navy Museum

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