17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sheridan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
8
Reno
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Lee Vining
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Mariposa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Milan

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night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

Before you visit Denver, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Milan, Italy to Denver is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Milan to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in September, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

1
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, then stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip planner .

Getting from Denver to Rapid City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Rapid City sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Custer
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Deadwood trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rapid City to Deadwood by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Tatanka: Story of the Bison ©
Tatanka: Story of the Bison
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway

1
night
Sheridan

Sheridan
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Bighorn National Forest.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sheridan online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Sheridan takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Sheridan. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cody.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for gifts at Cowtown Candy Company.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cody route planner .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Cody takes 3 hours. When traveling from Sheridan in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Cody, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Cody

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Cowtown Candy Company ©
Cowtown Candy Company

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nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 23rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Cody to Jackson Hole by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Jackson Hole when traveling from Cody in September, with lows around 3°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off toTwin Falls.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Town Square ©
Town Square
Thal Glass Studio ©
Thal Glass Studio

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Twin Falls online road trip planner .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Twin Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in September; daily highs in Twin Falls reach 28°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Truckee River Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Reno trip planner .

Getting from Twin Falls to Reno by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Twin Falls to Reno. When traveling from Twin Falls in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Reno: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum

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Lee Vining

Lee Vining
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lee Vining fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Reno to Lee Vining takes 3 hours. Traveling from Reno in September, things will get slightly colder in Lee Vining: highs are around 27°C and lows about 3°C. On the 27th (Sun), you're off toMariposa.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of California State Mining and Mineral Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Mariposa Museum and History Center.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mariposa trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Lee Vining to Mariposa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Lee Vining in September, expect Mariposa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mariposa

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, walk around Golden Gate Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Mariposa to San Francisco in 3 hours. When traveling from Mariposa in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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