23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 2 nights
2
Denver
— 1 night
3
Dubois
— 1 night
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
6
Denver
— 1 night
7
Rocky Mountain National Park
— Few hours
8
Denver
— 1 night
9
Milwaukee
— 1 night
10
Chicago
— 4 nights
11
Washington DC
— 2 nights
12
New York City
— 2 nights
13
Chicago
— 3 nights

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Name Cathedral.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chicago. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): catch a live event at Coors Field, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Chicago to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Denver, with lows of 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Dubois.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Golden History Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Trinity United Methodist Church ©
Trinity United Methodist Church

1
night
Dubois

Dubois
Dubois is a town in Fremont County, Wyoming. For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dubois road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denver to Dubois. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in July: high temperatures in Dubois hover around 77°F and lows are around 46°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Dubois

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

1
day
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, and then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Dubois to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. In July in Grand Teton National Park, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Denver

Denver
To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Denver in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around 87°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 60°F. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

few
hours
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock and then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road.

Planning Rocky Mountain National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. In July in Rocky Mountain National Park, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

1
night
Denver

Denver
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip planning website.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the striking features of Basilica of St. Josaphat, admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip itinerary site.

Getting from Denver to Milwaukee by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Denver, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milwaukee, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 63°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
See some other sides of Chicago: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip builder tool.

Drive from Milwaukee to Chicago in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 18th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 89°F and lows about 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Chicago

Chicago ©
On the 23rd (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Six Flags Great America.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago online vacation builder.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 67°F. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Theme Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Six Flags Great America
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Great America ©
Six Flags Great America
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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