15 days in Midwest, Yellowstone National Park & Portland Itinerary

15 days in Midwest, Yellowstone National Park & Portland Itinerary

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Branson
— 2 nights
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Holland
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Munising
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights

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Branson

Branson ©

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, and then learn about winemaking at Stone Hill Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then Head underground at Talking Rocks Cavern.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Branson day trip planning site.

Portland to Branson is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in June; daily highs in Branson reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Holland.

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Oval Beach, then glide through natural beauty at Saugatuck Dunes State Park, and then kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Holland trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Branson to Holland takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Branson to Holland. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Branson in June, with highs in Holland at 78°F and lows at 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Oval Beach
4.6

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Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Devil's Lake State Park, then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells online holiday builder.

Getting from Holland to Wisconsin Dells by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Holland to Wisconsin Dells is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Wisconsin Dells are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

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Zipline
Zipline
4.9

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munising itinerary builder.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Munising in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wisconsin Dells to Munising due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in June; daily highs in Munising reach 68°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Presque Isle Park
4.8
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Miners Falls
4.8

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

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 8th (Mon): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then trek along Presidential Trail, and then visit Downtown Rapid City. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rapid City attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Munising to Rapid City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Munising in June, expect Rapid City to be a bit warmer, temps between 78°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Upper Geyser Basin and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Explore hidden gems such as Grand Loop Road and Midway Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and hike along Ice Lake Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Rapid City in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 34°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Castle Geyser
4.7
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Grand Loop Road
4.6

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, hike along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Latourell Falls, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Depot Rail Museum. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, then identify plant and animal life at Bonneville Hatchery, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Willamette River Trail.

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

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Portland by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Portland. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Portland hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Oneonta Gorge
4.7
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Bonneville Hatchery
4.7

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