24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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South Bend
— 1 night
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Lincoln
— 2 nights
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Fort Collins
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Reno
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
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Pocatello
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Bismarck
— 1 night
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
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Cleveland
— 1 night
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South Bend

— 1 night
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. You can plan South Bend trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Elmira to South Bend is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You'll set off for Lincoln on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in South Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Lincoln

— 2 nights
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lincoln online trip builder.

Fly from South Bend to Lincoln in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from South Bend to Lincoln is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Lincoln are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Collins

— 2 nights
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Lincoln to Fort Collins takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lincoln to Fort Collins is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Fort Collins when traveling from Lincoln in September, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City holiday maker.

You can fly from Fort Collins to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Collins in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly to Reno.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks

Reno

— 2 nights

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an unorthodox tour of Reno Air Racing Association and then try to win big at Casino at Silver Legacy Resort. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Truckee River Walk.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Reno route builder tool.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Reno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Reno due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, Reno is a bit cooler at night with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

South Lake Tahoe

— 5 nights
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Step out of South Lake Tahoe with an excursion to Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site, and hike along Mt. Tallac Trail.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe day trip planning website.

You can drive from Reno to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reno in September, expect South Lake Tahoe to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Pocatello

— 1 night
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pocatello trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Pocatello takes 9.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from South Lake Tahoe to Pocatello due to the time zone difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Pocatello, with lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Pocatello

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Observation Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Pocatello to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pocatello in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by The Last Wind-Up, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bozeman tour site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Bozeman reach 72°F and lows reach 41°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Bismarck.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, appreciate the history behind Buffalo Statue, and then let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bismarck online day trip planner.

Drive from Bozeman to Bismarck in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bozeman to Bismarck is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bozeman in September since evenings lows in Bismarck dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Bismarck

Nature · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Minneapolis

— 1 night

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art and then walk around Minnehaha Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Bismarck to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bismarck in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Minneapolis, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Nature · Parks

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 24th (Fri), stop by Indulgence Chocolatiers, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, then steep yourself in history at Pabst Mansion, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee online vacation planner.

Getting from Minneapolis to Milwaukee by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Cleveland.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Cleveland

— 1 night

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 25th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland tour planner.

You can fly from Milwaukee to Cleveland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In September in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 62°F at night. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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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.