19 days in United States Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Big Sky — 2 nights

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lone Mountain Ranch Outdoor Shop as well as Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. On the 12th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel.

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Wenatchee to Big Sky is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Wenatchee in June, things will get little chillier in Big Sky: highs are around 69°F and lows about 35°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Custer.
Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Custer — 3 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wildlife Loop Road as well as Keystone Historical Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Custer County 1881 Courthouse, then explore the activities along Legion Lake, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Custer road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Big Sky to Custer takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Big Sky in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Custer, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Badlands National Park.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Badlands National Park — 2 nights

Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Sage Creek Wilderness Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Conata Basin Overlook, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): hike along Castle Trail, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Panorama Point Overlook, and finally cruise along Loop Road.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Badlands National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Custer to Badlands National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Badlands National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Asheville.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Asheville — 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove and then stop by Mountain Nest. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary.

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Getting from Badlands National Park to Asheville by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Badlands National Park to Asheville is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Asheville when traveling from Badlands National Park in June, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Galveston.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip

Galveston, Galveston Island — 4 nights

The Oleander City

An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Popular historic sites such as Moody Mansion and The Strand are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and The Bryan Museum. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Murdochs, stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, and kick back and relax at Stewart Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Galveston attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Asheville to Galveston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Asheville to Galveston is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Galveston when traveling from Asheville in June, with lows around 78°F. You'll set off for Cannon Beach on the 25th (Sun).
Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trip

Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip builder app.

Getting from Galveston to Cannon Beach by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galveston to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Galveston in June, expect Cannon Beach to be much colder, temps between 66°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Newport.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Newport — 3 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Take a break from the city and head to Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area and Yachats State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seal Rock State Wayside and Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Smelt Sands State Park (in Yachats) and Taft Bay (in Lincoln City). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront, stroll around Whale Park, and brush up on your military savvy at Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Newport visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 48°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.

South Dakota travel guide

National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.

North Carolina travel guide

Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Texas travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

Oregon travel guide

Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.