13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Cranberry Township
Drive:  7 h
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Minneapolis
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
End: Cranberry Township

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, walk around Millennium Park, and meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Cranberry Township to Chicago is an approximately 4- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cranberry Township to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cranberry Township in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

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

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright American System-Built Homes, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Chicago to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Lakefront Brewery ©
Lakefront Brewery

3
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Minneapolis City Hall. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, then get your game on at The Escape Game, then take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and finally stop by Candyland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Milwaukee to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bloomington, Saint Paul
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

1
night
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, then learn more about the world around you at Red River Zoo, and finally see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at West Acres Shopping Center, then contemplate the long history of Bonanzaville, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fargo day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Fargo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fargo, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Bonanzaville
Highlights from your plan
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Bonanzaville ©
Bonanzaville
Drekker Brewing Company ©
Drekker Brewing Company

1
night
Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by Scheels, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Billings attractions planner.

You can fly from Fargo to Billings in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fargo to Billings due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fargo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Billings, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Nature Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Scheels ©
Scheels

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Sapphire Pool, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Billings in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 39°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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