15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Kenosha
— 1 day
Drive to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
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Dallas
— 1 night
Fly to Phoenix, Bus to Sedona
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Sedona
— 1 night
Fly
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Redwood National Park
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Kenosha

— 1 day
Kenosha is a city in and the county seat of Kenosha County in State of Wisconsin. On the 29th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Hawthorn Hollow - Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, then don't miss a visit to Hot Shop Glass, then make a trip to SC Johnson Headquarters, and finally get engrossed in the history at Southport Light Station Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kenosha trip planning app.

Chicago to Kenosha is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in September since evenings lows in Kenosha dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Kenosha

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Dallas

— 1 night

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, don't miss a visit to Top O'Hill Terrace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kenosha to Dallas. Traveling from Kenosha in September, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 92°F and 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 1st (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see Off-Road Tours, and then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Sedona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Sedona is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Spas

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary maker site.

Fly from Sedona to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sedona in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): hike along Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Redwood National Park with the Route module. In October, Redwood National Park is a bit cooler than San Diego - with highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Portland

— 2 nights

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 6th (Tue): get outside with Portland Timbers, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, and then whizz through the canopy at Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally stroll through Wildwood Trail.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Portland by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. October in Portland sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls, and hike along Grinnell Glacier.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip builder app.

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in October; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 56°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

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.