16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
3
Youngstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
5
Warner Robins
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kids will enjoy Reptile Gardens and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Custer State Park (in Custer) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Storybook Island.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip builder app .

Oklahoma City to Rapid City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in June: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 78°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Custer State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Badlands National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Badlands National Park sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Youngstown.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook
White River Valley Overlook ©
White River Valley Overlook

3
nights
Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort and Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Explore Youngstown's surroundings by going to Sugarcreek (Alpine Hills Historical Museum & The Farm at Walnut Creek), PNC Park (in Pittsburgh) and Schaefer's Auto Art (in Erie). On the 3rd (Wed), hike the day away at Mill Creek Park. There's more to do: examine the collection at Warther Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Youngstown trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Badlands National Park to Youngstown. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Badlands National Park to Youngstown. Traveling from Badlands National Park in July, you will find days in Youngstown are slightly colder (81°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Youngstown

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pittsburgh, Erie, Sugarcreek, Warther Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium ©
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
The Farm at Walnut Creek ©
The Farm at Walnut Creek

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Family-friendly places like Aquarium of Niagara and Niagara Aerospace Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

Getting from Youngstown to Niagara Falls by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Warner Robins.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Aerospace Museum ©
Niagara Aerospace Museum

1
night
Warner Robins

Warner Robins ©
Warner Robins is a city in the US state of Georgia, located in Houston County in the central part of the state. On the 9th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Go Fish Education Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Arts and Sciences, then learn more about the world around you at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Toccoa River.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Warner Robins online tour itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Niagara Falls to Warner Robins with the Route module. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect Warner Robins to be somewhat warmer, temps between 92°F and 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Warner Robins

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Macon, Toccoa River, Go Fish Education Center
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Aviation ©
Museum of Aviation
Go Fish Education Center ©
Go Fish Education Center
Museum of Arts and Sciences ©
Museum of Arts and Sciences

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Memphis Zoo and The Children's Museum of Memphis. Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Graceland, look for gifts at Lansky, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Memphis online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Warner Robins to Memphis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Warner Robins to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©
The Children's Museum of Memphis

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