19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Saint Paul
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Albert Lea
— 1 night
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— Few hours
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Billings
— 3 nights
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Cody
— 1 night
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 1 night
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Ellensburg
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Saint Paul

Saint Paul ©

Twin Cities

The capital of Minnesota, Saint Paul represents half of the "Twin Cities" and embraces the outdoors and urban culture.
On the 7th (Sat), engage your brain at Science Museum of Minnesota.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint Paul trip itinerary maker tool.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Saint Paul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, expect nights in Saint Paul to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are much warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Albert Lea.

Things to do in Saint Paul

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Science Museum of Minnesota ©
Science Museum of Minnesota

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Albert Lea

Albert Lea
Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, in the southeastern part of the State of Minnesota. To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Albert Lea route planning site.

Traveling by car from Saint Paul to Albert Lea takes 2 hours. September in Albert Lea sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Sioux Falls on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Albert Lea

Museums · Parks · Nature

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, then do a tasting at Strawbale Winery, and finally walk around Falls Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sioux Falls day trip app.

Drive from Albert Lea to Sioux Falls in 3 hours. In September in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Strawbale Winery ©
Strawbale Winery

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

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 9th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, then stop by Downtown Rapid City, then view the masterpieces at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, and finally learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City day trip site.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Rapid City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Rapid City. In September, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Rapid City

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries ©
Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries
Suzie Cappa Art Center ©
Suzie Cappa Art Center

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Deadwood trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Deadwood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Deadwood

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Scott Jacobs Studio ©
Scott Jacobs Studio

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Billings

Billings ©
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. Do your shopping at Toucan Gallery and Scheels. You'll explore and learn at Yellowstone Art Museum and Western Heritage Center. Take a break from Billings with a short trip to Pompeys Pillar National Monument in Pompeys Pillar, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooMontana, admire the majestic nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at Angry Hank's Microbrewery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Billings travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Deadwood to Billings in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Billings is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Toucan Gallery ©
Toucan Gallery
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

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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.
On the 13th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, stop by Wayne's Boot Shop, then admire the masterpieces at Whitney Western Art Museum, and finally get outside with River Runners.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody trip maker.

Traveling by car from Billings to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Billings in September, expect nights in Cody to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

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Gardiner

Gardiner ©
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 15th (Sun), trot along with a tour on horseback, then identify plant and animal life at Old Gardiner Road, and then take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gardiner vacation planner.

Getting from Cody to Gardiner by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in September, things will get slightly colder in Gardiner: highs are around 20°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in Gardiner

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs
Horseback Riding Tours

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Sky Brewing, then see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Missoula journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Missoula takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gardiner in September; daily highs in Missoula reach 26°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ellensburg.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center ©
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center
St. Francis Xavier Church ©
St. Francis Xavier Church

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Ellensburg

Ellensburg ©
Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): browse for treasures at Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall, then see the interesting displays at Kittitas County Historical Museum, then hike along Umtanum Canyon Trail, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Iron Horse Brewery.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ellensburg trip planner.

You can drive from Missoula to Ellensburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Missoula to Ellensburg is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Missoula in September: highs in Ellensburg hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Ellensburg

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Iron Horse Brewery ©
Iron Horse Brewery
Kittitas County Historical Museum ©
Kittitas County Historical Museum
Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall ©
Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Visit Pioneer Square and King Street Station for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Mercer Slough Nature Park. When in Seattle, make a side trip to see Mount Ellinor in Olympic National Park, approximately Olympic National Park away. There's still lots to do: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Seattle vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ellensburg to Seattle takes 2 hours. When traveling from Ellensburg in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip maker.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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