20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Harpursville
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Erie
— 1 day
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  6​h 30​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Pepin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Walnut Grove
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
8
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Billings
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Medora
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
13
Hill City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
14
Philip
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
15
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Montgomery

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Harpursville

Harpursville ©
Colesville is a town in Broome County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Animal Adventure Park and then look for gifts at Frog Pond Farms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpursville online trip itinerary planner .

Montgomery to Harpursville is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Montgomery to Harpursville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Harpursville is slightly colder than Montgomery - with highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Erie.

Things to do in Harpursville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Frog Pond Farms
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Animal Adventure Park ©
Animal Adventure Park
Frog Pond Farms ©
Frog Pond Farms

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Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 29th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Presque Isle Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tom Ridge Environmental Center, then examine the collection at Erie Maritime Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Erie online travel planner .

You can drive from Harpursville to Erie in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. July in Erie sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Erie

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tom Ridge Environmental Center ©
Tom Ridge Environmental Center
Erie Maritime Museum ©
Erie Maritime Museum
Presque Isle Lighthouse ©
Presque Isle Lighthouse

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, then see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Erie to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Erie in July; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 73°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pepin.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

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Pepin

Pepin ©
Pepin is a village in Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the engineering at Lock and Dam 4 and then get in on the family fun at LARK Carousel.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pepin trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackinac Island to Pepin. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mackinac Island in July: highs in Pepin hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Walnut Grove.

Things to do in Pepin

Parks

Side Trip

Lock and Dam 4
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Lock and Dam 4 ©
Lock and Dam 4

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Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove ©
Walnut Grove is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum, then examine the collection at End-O-Line Railroad Park And Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Wheels Across the Prairie Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Sod House on the Prairie.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Walnut Grove trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Pepin to Walnut Grove in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Walnut Grove can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Walnut Grove

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wheels Across the Prairie Museum, Sod House on the Prairie, End-O-Line Railroad Park And Museum
Highlights from your plan
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum ©
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum
Sod House on the Prairie ©
Sod House on the Prairie
End-O-Line Railroad Park And Museum ©

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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 2nd (Fri), explore the galleries of Wayzata Depot, tour the pleasant surroundings at Round Lake Park and Beach, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis holiday builder site .

Drive from Walnut Grove to Minneapolis in 3 hours. August in Minneapolis sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wayzata Depot, Round Lake Park and Beach, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Round Lake Park and Beach ©
Round Lake Park and Beach
Wayzata Depot ©
Wayzata Depot
Room Escape Games

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nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 3rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Old Fort Meade Museum, then learn about winemaking at Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House, then admire the majestic nature at Roughlock Falls Nature Area, and finally admire the sheer force of Spearfish Falls.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Minneapolis to Deadwood in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Deadwood, with lows around 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Deadwood

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Savoy, Sturgis
Highlights from your plan
Spearfish Falls ©
Spearfish Falls
Old Fort Meade Museum ©
Old Fort Meade Museum
Scott Jacobs Studio ©
Scott Jacobs Studio

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night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Deadwood to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Deadwood to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Deadwood in August, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Glacier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 6th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Travelers' Rest State Park, then work some fitness into your day at Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike), then learn more about the world around you at Montana Natural History Center, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Montgomery Distillery.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Missoula trip planner .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Missoula by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. August in Missoula sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Travelers' Rest State Park
Highlights from your plan
Travelers' Rest State Park ©
Travelers' Rest State Park
Montana Natural History Center ©
Montana Natural History Center
Montgomery Distillery ©
Montgomery Distillery

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 7th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Original Governor's Mansion, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lewis & Clark Brewing Company, then take in the exciting artwork at Archie Bray Foundation, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackfoot River Brewing Co.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helena trip builder tool .

You can drive from Missoula to Helena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Helena

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lewis & Clark Brewing Company ©
Lewis & Clark Brewing Company
Archie Bray Foundation ©
Archie Bray Foundation
Original Governor's Mansion ©
Original Governor's Mansion

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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. On the 8th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Toucan Gallery, stroll through Pioneer Park, then do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Billings trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helena to Billings in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Billings can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Wineries Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park
Toucan Gallery ©
Toucan Gallery
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Prairie Fire Pottery, take an in-depth tour of Harold Schafer Heritage Center, and then steep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Medora visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Billings to Medora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Billings in August; daily highs in Medora reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hill City.

Things to do in Medora

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Prairie Fire Pottery
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Harold Schafer Heritage Center ©
Harold Schafer Heritage Center
Von Hoffman House ©
Von Hoffman House
Prairie Fire Pottery ©
Prairie Fire Pottery

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Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 10th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center, then see the interesting displays at Custer County 1881 Courthouse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hill City route app .

You can drive from Medora to Hill City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Hill City, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Philip.

Things to do in Hill City

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Native American Educational and Cultural Center, Black Elk Peak, Custer County 1881 Courthouse
Highlights from your plan
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©

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Philip

Philip ©
Philip is a city in Haakon County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Launch Control Facility Delta-01, take an in-depth tour of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prairie Homestead, and finally stop by Badlands Trading Post.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Philip trip tool .

Drive from Hill City to Philip in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hill City in August: high temperatures in Philip hover around 87°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philip

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead
Badlands Trading Post ©
Badlands Trading Post

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 12th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Wagon Box Fight Monument and then play a few rounds at Buffalo Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Historic Sheridan Inn, view the masterpieces at Gallery on Main, admire the majestic nature at Trail End State Historic Site, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at The Blacktooth Brewing Company.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sheridan day trip app .

Traveling by car from Philip to Sheridan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Philip in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sheridan, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sheridan

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Gallery on Main, Buffalo Golf Club, Wagon Box Fight Monument
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Wagon Box Fight Monument ©
Wagon Box Fight Monument
The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn
Gallery on Main ©
Gallery on Main

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