13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Norton
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Bismarck
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 3 nights
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Norton

— 3 nights
Norton is a city in, and the county seat of, Norton County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around Prairie Dog State Park.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Norton road trip website.

Bedford to Norton is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bedford to Norton. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Norton when traveling from Bedford in May, with lows around 49°F. You'll set off for Denver on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Norton

Nature · Parks
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Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation, then engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Denver Firefighters Museum, then steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norton to Denver. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norton to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norton in May, things will get a bit cooler in Denver: highs are around 66°F and lows about 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 22nd (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 53°F and lows about 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Bozeman

— 1 night
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 23rd (Mon): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and then get curious at Montana Science Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman holiday planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May; daily highs in Bozeman reach 65°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Bozeman

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Shopping

Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum and then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Dam Nature Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bismarck trip builder site.

You can drive from Bozeman to Bismarck in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bozeman to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Bismarck

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Wisconsin Dells

— 3 nights

Waterpark Capital of the World

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Mustard Museum and H.H. Bennett Studio & Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wollersheim Winery & Distillery and Fawn Creek Winery. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at International Crane Foundation, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, have some family-friendly fun at Capones Old Time Pic. Studio, and shop like a local with Swiss Maid Fudge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wisconsin Dells trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Wisconsin Dells with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

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.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
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.

Wisconsin travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Zoos
The Badger State
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because of its status as the nation's most famous producer of milk and cheese. A growing favorite with foreign tourists, the state is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers, offering year-round outdoor activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Dotted with thousands of inland lakes and waterways alongside apple and cherry orchards, Wisconsin also offers numerous urban tourist attractions, its cities hosting renowned beer and art festivals each year.