18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Erie
— 2 nights
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Kalona
— 2 nights
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Kadoka
— 1 night
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Cody
— 5 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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Anchorage
— 5 nights

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Erie

Erie ©

Flagship City

Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
Step out of Erie to go to Panama and see Panama Rocks Scenic Park, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around Presque Isle State Park, cool off at Waldameer & Water World, get to know the resident critters at Erie Zoo, and try your luck at Presque Isle Downs and Casino.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Erie journey planner.

Portland to Erie is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Erie sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Kalona.

Things to do in Erie

Theme Parks · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Presque Isle State Park ©
Presque Isle State Park
Waldameer & Water World ©
Waldameer & Water World

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Kalona

Kalona ©
Kalona is a city in Washington County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): walk around F.W. Kent Park, examine the collection at Star Trek Voyage Home Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Kalona Historical Village.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kalona itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Erie to Kalona with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Erie to Kalona due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Kalona are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kadoka.

Things to do in Kalona

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kalona Historical Village ©
Kalona Historical Village
Star Trek Voyage Home Museum ©
Star Trek Voyage Home Museum
F.W. Kent Park ©
F.W. Kent Park

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Kadoka

Kadoka ©
Kadoka is a city in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then browse the different shops at Wall Drug, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellow Mounds Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Door Trail and then hike along Notch Trail.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kadoka road trip planning tool.

Drive from Kalona to Kadoka in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalona to Kadoka. Traveling from Kalona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kadoka, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Kadoka

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

5
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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

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.
Explore Cody's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Sulphur Caldron, Lookout Point, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Pahaska Tepee.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cody trip maker app.

You can drive from Kadoka to Cody in 7.5 hours. While traveling from Kadoka, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 27th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then hike along River's Edge Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Falls tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cody to Great Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Great Falls are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
River's Edge Trail ©
River's Edge Trail

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, meet the residents at Alaska Zoo, contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, and look for gifts at Cabin Fever.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage day trip planner.

Fly from Great Falls to Anchorage in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Great Falls to Anchorage. Traveling from Great Falls in August, expect nights in Anchorage to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Highlights from your plan
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

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