17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Missoula
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Gardiner
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Keystone
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Wall
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Sioux Falls
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Frankfort
— 2 nights
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Watervliet
— 2 nights
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Bloomington
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
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Billings
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Glacier National Park
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Kalispell
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Spokane
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Missoula

— 1 night
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, and then stop by Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Missoula online attractions planner.

Seattle to Missoula is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Missoula due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Missoula, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Missoula

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Gardiner

— 2 nights
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Old Faithful has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gardiner trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Missoula to Gardiner in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Missoula in June, things will get little chillier in Gardiner: highs are around 69°F and lows about 35°F. You'll set off for Rapid City on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Gardiner

Nature · Parks

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Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Rapid City trip builder.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Rapid City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Gardiner in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Rapid City, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 57°F. On the 28th (Mon), you're off to Keystone.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Keystone

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Keystone trip planning website.

Keystone is just a stone's throw from Rapid City. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rapid City in June: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 73°F and lows are around 48°F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wall.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks
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Wall

Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 28th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Wall trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keystone to Wall in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in June; daily highs in Wall reach 83°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Wall

Shopping
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Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Michelangelo's David replica.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sioux Falls holiday planning app.

You can drive from Wall to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In June in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Frankfort.

Frankfort

— 2 nights
Frankfort is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Frankfort road trip planner.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Frankfort in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June in Frankfort, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. You'll set off for Watervliet on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Frankfort

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums · Golf

Watervliet

— 2 nights
Watervliet is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): learn about winemaking at Contessa Wine Cellars Tasting Room and then sample the tasty concoctions at Arclight Brewery. On the next day, look for gifts at Chocolate Garden, do a tasting at St. Julian Winery, and then make a splash at Surfari Joe's Indoor Wilderness Water Park.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Watervliet trip site.

Getting from Frankfort to Watervliet by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfort to Watervliet is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You'll set off for Bloomington on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Watervliet

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Theme Parks · Shopping

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Bloomington

— 2 nights
The city of Bloomington, part of the Minneapolis-St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, then find something for the whole family at Nickelodeon Universe, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Rybicki Cheese.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bloomington vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Watervliet to Bloomington with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Watervliet to Bloomington is minus 1 hour. July in Bloomington sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Bloomington

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. On the 6th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bismarck online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bloomington to Bismarck with the Route module. Traveling from Bloomington in July, Bismarck is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Billings.

Billings

— 1 night
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Scheels.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Billings trip simple and quick.

Drive from Bismarck to Billings in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In July in Billings, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 60°F at night. You will leave for Glacier National Park on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Billings

Shopping
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Glacier National Park

— 1 night

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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Billings to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Billings in July, Glacier National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 49°F. You will leave for Kalispell on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Kalispell

— 1 night
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Conrad Mansion, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Swan River Nature Trail, and then see what you can catch with Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kalispell tour planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Kalispell with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Kalispell

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Spokane planning site.

Traveling by car from Kalispell to Spokane takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kalispell in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Spokane. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.