22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Geneva
+3
train + Fly + foot + train:  16​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cheyenne
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Spearfish
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hill City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Interior
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Yankton
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Sioux City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Waterloo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Dubuque
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Milwaukee
— 1 night
12
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Geneva

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Crown Hill Park, then get in on the family fun at Carousel of Happiness, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Geneva, Switzerland to Denver is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Geneva to Denver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Geneva in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Hidee Gold Mine, Crown Hill Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

4
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheyenne: Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook, Trail Ridge Road, & more), Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing & River Rafting & Tubing) and Estes Park (Aspen and Evergreen Gallery & Spas & Wellness). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest and take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cheyenne trip planner .

Traveling by car from Denver to Cheyenne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. August in Cheyenne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins, Estes Park, Laramie
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Garden Creek Falls, then contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Platte River Trails.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Casper driving holiday planner.

Drive from Cheyenne to Casper in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Casper

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Spearfish

Spearfish ©
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, then take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then admire all the interesting features of Broken Boot Gold Mine, and finally make a trip to Mt Roosevelt Monument.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Spearfish tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Casper to Spearfish takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Casper to Spearfish. When traveling from Casper in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Spearfish, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hill City.

Things to do in Spearfish

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Deadwood
Highlights from your plan
Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine

2
nights
Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Expressions, then take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Black Hills National Forest.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hill City tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Spearfish to Hill City by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hill City when traveling from Spearfish in August, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Interior.

Things to do in Hill City

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

2
nights
Interior

Interior ©
Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. On the 12th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, then explore and take pictures at Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Interior road trip app .

Drive from Hill City to Interior in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hill City in August: high temperatures in Interior hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yankton.

Things to do in Interior

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
White River Valley Overlook ©
White River Valley Overlook

1
day
Yankton

Yankton ©
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, then trek along Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fantle Memorial Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Meridian Highway Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yankton online day trip planner .

Drive from Interior to Yankton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Interior to Yankton. Traveling from Interior in August, expect nights in Yankton to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sioux City.

Things to do in Yankton

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area ©
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
Lewis and Clark Visitor Center ©
Lewis and Clark Visitor Center

1
night
Sioux City

Sioux City ©
Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Spirit of Siouxland Statue, then admire all the interesting features of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then steep yourself in history at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, and finally examine the collection at Sioux City Public Museum.

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You can drive from Yankton to Sioux City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Waterloo.

Things to do in Sioux City

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Sioux City Public Museum ©
Sioux City Public Museum
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©

1
night
Waterloo

Waterloo ©
Waterloo is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Cedar Valley Nature Trail, then ride a horse along Hickory Hills park/Casey's Paha, and then experience rural life at Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Waterloo road trip planner .

Drive from Sioux City to Waterloo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Waterloo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubuque.

Things to do in Waterloo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Hickory Hills park/Casey's Paha, Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy ©
Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy

1
night
Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): meet the residents at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant Home, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co..

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Traveling by car from Waterloo to Dubuque takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dubuque are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Dubuque

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Galena
Highlights from your plan
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 18th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Atwater Park & Beach, then experience rural life at Lindner Pumpkin Farm, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bender Park Waterfront.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Milwaukee using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubuque to Milwaukee takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lindner Pumpkin Farm, Atwater Park & Beach, Bender Park Waterfront

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, and admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago day trip app .

You can take a train from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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