14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 2 nights
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Kansas City
— 1 night

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've now added The Art Institute of Chicago to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago and then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

Baltimore to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Baltimore to Chicago. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Baltimore in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 65°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Badlands National Park vacation maker site.

You can drive from Chicago to Badlands National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Badlands National Park. Traveling from Chicago in October, Badlands National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 36°F. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get great views at Snake River Overlook.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Jackson Hole in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Badlands National Park in October; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 55°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
You've added Grand Prismatic Spring, Lookout Point, Grand Loop Road, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 25°F. You will leave for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt Ida Trail. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): trek along Mt Ida Trail and then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Bierstadt Lake, explore the activities along Bear Lake, and then explore the activities along Sprague Lake.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park trip tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Rocky Mountain National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bierstadt Lake
Bierstadt Lake
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through High Dune Trail and then explore the activities along Little Medano Creek.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, with lows around 27°F. You'll set off for Kansas City on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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Kansas City

Kansas City

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Kansas City. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in October: highs in Kansas City hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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