15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Merced
— 3 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Lake Geneva
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Lake Geneva
— 1 night
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Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
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Fish Creek
— 1 night
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Green Bay
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Merced

— 3 nights
Merced is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. Escape the urban bustle at Sentinel Dome and Tenaya Lake. Kids will enjoy Olmsted Point and Cloud's Rest. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merced: Yosemite National Park (Valley View, Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Castle Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Merced day trip website.

Fresno to Merced is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Fresno in September, Merced is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Geneva.

Things to do in Merced

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Lake Geneva

— 1 night
Lake Geneva is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures, stroll through Geneva Lake Shore Path, and then explore the activities along Geneva Lake.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Geneva tour planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Merced to Lake Geneva. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Merced to Lake Geneva due to the time zone difference. In September, Lake Geneva is little chillier than Merced - with highs of 74°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Lake Geneva

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Wisconsin Dells

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, race across the water with a speed boat tour, look for all kinds of wild species at International Crane Foundation, then go for a charming ride with Lost Canyon Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Carr Valley Cheese.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wisconsin Dells trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake Geneva to Wisconsin Dells in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fish Creek.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fish Creek

— 1 night
Fish Creek is an unincorporated community located in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, within the town of Gibraltar and is located on Highway 42 along Green Bay.HistoryThe first settler of Fish Creek was Increase Claflin and his family circa 1844, but the village founder is considered to be entrepreneur Asa Thorp. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at The Ridges Sanctuary, enjoy the sea views from Cana Island Lighthouse, then take in the exciting artwork at Edgewood Orchard Galleries, and finally take a tour by water with Fish Creek Scenic Boat Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fish Creek online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Fish Creek takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Green Bay.

Things to do in Fish Creek

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Green Bay

— 1 night

Home of the Packers

Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and then see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Green Bay travel tool.

Getting from Fish Creek to Green Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Green Bay sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Fayetteville

— 2 nights
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at 1897 Poe House, then admire the majestic nature at Raven Rock State Park, and then get to know the resident critters at Aloha Safari Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum and then kick your exploration up a notch at ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Green Bay to Fayetteville takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Green Bay in September, expect Fayetteville to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. Family-friendly places like Upper Geyser Basin and Biscuit Basin will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, hike along Mystic Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Fayetteville to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fayetteville in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone 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.

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.