21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
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Seattle
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 30​min
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Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  20​h 45​min
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Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  22​h 15​min
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Omaha
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 45​min
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Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h 15​min
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Glacier National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On the 13th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then explore and take pictures at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online travel planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Seattle. November in Seattle sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Boise Art Glass, look for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Seattle to Boise in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in November, Boise is little chillier at night with lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail ©
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail
Boise Art Glass ©
Boise Art Glass

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

You can plan Yellowstone National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and car from Boise to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. When traveling from Boise in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 33°F by day to 12°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 16th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole online visit planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, expect Jackson Hole to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°F and 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stop by Crooked Sky Trading Post.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Branson trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Branson in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In November, Branson is a bit warmer than Jackson Hole - with highs of 58°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Moonshine Beach ©
Moonshine Beach
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©
Grand Village Shops ©
Grand Village Shops

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at City Museum, take a stroll through Soulard, then look for gifts at Ted Drew's Frozen Custard, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Branson to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum
Soulard ©
Soulard

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Scottish Rite Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Indianapolis Museum of Art, and then browse the different shops at Circle Centre Mall.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis trip planner .

You can drive from Saint Louis to Indianapolis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Indianapolis due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in November, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Museum of Art ©
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Scottish Rite Cathedral ©
Scottish Rite Cathedral
Circle Centre Mall ©
Circle Centre Mall

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore and take pictures at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, meet the residents at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and then stop by Jungle Jim's International Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip maker app .

Getting from Indianapolis to Cincinnati by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 22nd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Beach, and then make a trip to Wade Memorial Chapel.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland trip builder tool .

Getting from Cincinnati to Cleveland by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cleveland when traveling from Cincinnati in November, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Bay Village
Highlights from your plan
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center ©
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Wade Memorial Chapel ©
Wade Memorial Chapel

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 23rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, then admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh route planning site .

Drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Washington State Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fort Washington State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Washington State Park ©
Fort Washington State Park
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aquarium, then take a stroll through Fell's Point, and then admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Baltimore itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Baltimore are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum

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Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ocean City Beach, look for gifts at Harris teeter, then see the interesting displays at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe it or Not!.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ocean City route planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November in Ocean City, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Harris teeter
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum ©
Harris teeter ©
Harris teeter

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, then get engrossed in the history at Historic Jamestowne, and then browse the different shops at Williamsburg Antique Mall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Williamsburg online travel route builder .

You can drive from Ocean City to Williamsburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. When traveling from Ocean City in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Williamsburg: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg Antique Mall ©
Williamsburg Antique Mall

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Virginia, browse the exhibits of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and then contemplate the long history of Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip planning tool .

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Children's Museum of Virginia
Highlights from your plan

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Omaha route maker tool .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Omaha by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Virginia Beach in November, expect Omaha to be a bit cooler, temps between 52°F and 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Old Market ©
Old Market

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Black Hills National Forest.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Custer trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Omaha to Custer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Omaha in November, with highs in Custer at 45°F and lows at 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the activities along Iceberg Lake, then trek along Grinnell Glacier, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip maker .

Getting from Custer to Glacier National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Custer in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 29°F by day to 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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