22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ashburn
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Maumee
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Cedar Rapids
— 6 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Wall
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
6
Minneapolis
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Cedar Rapids
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Maumee
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Ashburn

1
night
Maumee

Maumee
Maumee is a city in Lucas County, Ohio, United States. To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maumee road trip planning site .

Ashburn to Maumee is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Maumee when traveling from Ashburn in August, with lows around 60°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Cedar Rapids.

Things to do in Maumee

Parks Nightlife Museums

6
nights
Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids is the second largest city in Iowa and is the county seat of Linn County. Popular historic sites such as Effigy Mounds National Monument and Stonefield Historic Site are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Decorah Fish Hatchery and Cedar Rapids Kernels. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cedar Rapids: Snake Alley (in Burlington), Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center (in Prairie City) and Wilson's Orchard (in Iowa City). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Brown Church in the Vale, don't miss a visit to Czech Village / New Bohemia District, look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Creek Nature Center, and steep yourself in history at Pine Creek Grist Mill.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cedar Rapids trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maumee to Cedar Rapids. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cedar Rapids

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stonefield Historic Site, Snake Alley, Effigy Mounds National Monument, Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center, Pine Creek Grist Mill
Highlights from your plan
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Decorah Fish Hatchery ©
Decorah Fish Hatchery
LIttle Brown Church in the Vale ©
LIttle Brown Church in the Vale

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nights
Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, then take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prairie Homestead, and finally stroll through Door Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wall trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Cedar Rapids to Wall with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in September, expect little chillier with lows of 49°F in Wall. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Prairie Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

3
nights
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.
On the 8th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, then identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail. On the next day, cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Wall to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Wall in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, around 33°F, while days are much colder, around 60°F. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toBismarck.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bismarck road trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yellowstone National Park to Bismarck. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Bismarck to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 48°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Historic Sites Nature

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Saint Paul and Historic Fort Snelling. Basilica of St. Mary and Plummer House will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minneapolis: Jay C. Hormel Nature Center (in Austin), Whitewater State Park (in Altura) and Charles Lindbergh House and Museum (in Little Falls). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Minnesota State Capitol, appreciate the history behind Fort Snelling National Cemetery, walk around Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Minneapolis City Hall.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip planner .

Getting from Bismarck to Minneapolis by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bismarck in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Minneapolis, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Cedar Rapids.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Whitewater State Park, Tamarack Nature Center, Plummer House, Jay C. Hormel Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul
Historic Fort Snelling ©
Historic Fort Snelling
Plummer House ©
Plummer House

3
nights
Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids ©
Step off the beaten path and head to National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Kalona Historical Village. Explore Cedar Rapids further: head outdoors with Cedar Rapids Kernels, make a trip to Czech Village / New Bohemia District, look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Creek Nature Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Good Quilts and Great Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cedar Rapids trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Minneapolis to Cedar Rapids. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Maumee.

Things to do in Cedar Rapids

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Good Quilts and Great Gardens, Kalona Historical Village
Highlights from your plan
African American Museum of Iowa ©
African American Museum of Iowa
Kalona Historical Village ©
Kalona Historical Village
Indian Creek Nature Center ©
Indian Creek Nature Center

1
night
Maumee

Maumee ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): walk around Riverside Park, contemplate the long history of Wildwood Manor House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cornerstone Church, then browse for treasures at Maumee Antique Mall, and finally stroll around Side Cut Metropark.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Maumee trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cedar Rapids to Maumee. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to Maumee. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maumee

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Riverside Park, Wildwood Manor House
Highlights from your plan
Wildwood Manor House ©
Wildwood Manor House
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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