20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 1 night
Fly
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Fly
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Custer
— 2 nights
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then look for gifts at Carter Vintage Guitars.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker website.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Nashville hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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Oklahoma City

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, wander the streets of Bricktown, and then explore the galleries of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Oklahoma City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Neighborhoods

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San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 9th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 74°F in San Antonio. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 12th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, hike along Rim Trail, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Trout Lake Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and finally admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park road trip app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Rocky Mountain National Park are much warmer (87°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then trek along Presidential Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Needles Highway, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Custer trip itinerary app.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Custer by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Custer is little chillier than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Badlands National Park

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 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook and then cruise along Loop Road.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park trip builder app.

Drive from Custer to Badlands National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in June, expect Badlands National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

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.

South Dakota travel guide

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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.