20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Minneapolis
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Medora
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Winslow
— 1 night
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Holbrook
— 1 night
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Petrified Forest National Park
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Roswell
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Glen Rose
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Mansfield
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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.
For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis travel planner.

Green Bay to Minneapolis is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Green Bay in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Minneapolis, with lows of 65°F. You will leave for Medora on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Medora

— 1 night
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Missouri National Grassland, contemplate the long history of Von Hoffman House, and then take an in-depth tour of Harold Schafer Heritage Center.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Medora trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Minneapolis to Medora in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Minneapolis to Medora, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, Medora is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Star Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, and finally get outside with Morning Glory Pool. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park attractions website.

Getting from Medora to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Medora in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then trek along Granite Park Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike, contemplate the waterfront views at Bullhead Lake, then explore the activities along Iceberg Lake, and finally get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In July, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 30th (Fri), stroll through California Coastal Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier National Park to Redwood National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Redwood National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): trek along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Valley View, don't miss a visit to Ansel Adams Gallery, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 46°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Winslow.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Winslow

— 1 night
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Homolovi State Park, stop by ARIZONA 66 Trading Company, then stroll around First Street Pathway Park, and finally take in breathtaking views at Rock Art Canyon Ranch.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Winslow trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Winslow. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Winslow is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Winslow reach 91°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Holbrook.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Holbrook

— 1 night
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Petrified Forest National Park and then don't miss a visit to DoBell Mineral & Excavations @ The DoBell Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stop by Jim Gray's Petrified Wood Co. and then get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Holbrook travel planner.

Getting from Winslow to Holbrook by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Holbrook

Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks

Petrified Forest National Park

— 1 night
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Long Logs Loop and then steep yourself in history at Agate House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Holbrook to Petrified Forest National Park in an hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Holbrook in August; daily highs in Petrified Forest National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Roswell

— 1 day
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 7th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Singing Road, then find something for the whole family at Roswell Space Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Tokay Beaded Art, and finally contemplate the long history of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Roswell travel planner.

Drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Roswell in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in August, expect Roswell to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Glen Rose.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Glen Rose

— 1 day
Glen Rose is a city in and the county seat of Somervell County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Somervell County Museum, then look for gifts at Wiseman House, then steep yourself in history at Barnard's Mill, and finally explore the activities along Paluxy River.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Glen Rose route planner.

Traveling by flight from Roswell to Glen Rose takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Roswell to Glen Rose is 1 hour. Traveling from Roswell in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Glen Rose. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mansfield.

Things to do in Glen Rose

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mansfield

— 1 night
Mansfield is a suburban city located mostly in Tarrant county, with small parts in Ellis and Johnson counties in the U.S. On the 9th (Mon), play a few rounds at Mansfield National Golf Club, immerse yourself in nature at Penn Farm at Cedar Hill State Park, and then look for gifts at The Velvet Angel Boutique.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mansfield trip maker.

You can drive from Glen Rose to Mansfield in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Mansfield are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mansfield

Shopping · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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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.