18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner
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Sidney
— 1 night
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Whitefish
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Sidney
— 2 nights
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Sidney — 1 night

Sidney is a city in and the county seat of Richland County, Montana, United States, less than 10mi away from the North Dakota border. For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Sidney trip itinerary builder.

Fargo to Sidney is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Sidney are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. You will leave for Whitefish on the 6th (Wed).
Museums

Whitefish — 4 nights

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Step out of the city life by going to The Whitefish Trail and Lake McDonald. Take a break from Whitefish with a short trip to Glacier Raft Company in West Glacier, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Sunti World Art Gallery, kick back and relax at City Beach, don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot, and explore the activities along Whitefish Lake Golf Club.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Whitefish vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Sidney to Whitefish takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Whitefish can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. You will leave for Seattle on the 10th (Sun).
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure
Side Trips

Seattle — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get in touch with nature at Puget Sound Express and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Venture out of the city with trips to Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park) and Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Waterfall Garden Park, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Whitefish to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Whitefish to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Whitefish in October, things will get a bit warmer in Seattle: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bend.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips

Bend — 2 nights

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park and then take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Drake Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bend vacation planner.

Fly from Seattle to Bend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in October, Bend is a bit cooler at night with lows of 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Boise.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Boise — 2 nights

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then stroll through World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally stop by Cinder Wines.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boise trip planner.

Getting from Bend to Boise by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bend to Boise due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bend in October, Boise is a bit warmer at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can fly to Bozeman.
Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trip

Bozeman — 1 night

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bozeman trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Boise to Bozeman in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Boise in October, expect Bozeman to be little chillier, temps between 59°F and 30°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sidney.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Sidney — 2 nights

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sidney route maker app.

Getting from Bozeman to Sidney by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to home.
Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.