25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cleveland
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Madison
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
6
Tomah
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Missoula
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Wallace
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Spokane
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Kirkland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
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Ontario
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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Wendover
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
19
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
20
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
21
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
22
Goodland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
23
Salina
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
24
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
25
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
26
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
27
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
28
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

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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.
You've now added Frick Art and Historical Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Frick Art and Historical Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip site .

New York City to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. In May in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Frick Art and Historical Center ©
Frick Art and Historical Center

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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.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cleveland visit website .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

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Detroit

Detroit
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Cleveland to Detroit by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. May in Detroit sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. You'll set off for Chicago on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago online vacation builder .

You can fly from Detroit to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Cloud Gate ©
Cloud Gate

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Madison vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Chicago to Madison in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Madison, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Tomah.

Things to do in Madison

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Madison Public Library ©
Madison Public Library

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Tomah

Tomah
Tomah is a city in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tomah trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Madison to Tomah takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tomah are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. You will leave for Minneapolis on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Tomah

Museums Outdoors Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Minneapolis, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tomah to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Traveling from Tomah in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Minneapolis, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, and then get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bismarck holiday builder .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Bismarck in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Bismarck when traveling from Minneapolis in May, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Bismarck

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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Billings

Billings
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Billings trip planner.

Fly from Bismarck to Billings in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Billings due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Billings can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. You'll set off for Missoula on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Billings

Parks Museums Nature

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Missoula

Missoula
Missoula is a city in the U.S. To find out how to plan a trip to Missoula, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Billings to Missoula in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Billings in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Missoula, with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Spokane.
Highlights from your plan
University of Montana
University of Montana

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Wallace

Wallace ©
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wallace online travel route planner .

Drive from Missoula to Wallace in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Missoula to Wallace is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Missoula, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Wallace, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 37°F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Spokane.

Things to do in Wallace

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Wallace Mining Museum ©
Wallace Mining Museum
Wallace Brewing Company ©
Wallace Brewing Company

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Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Spokane online road trip planner .

You can drive from Wallace to Spokane in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wallace in May, things will get a bit warmer in Spokane: highs are around 69°F and lows about 47°F. You will leave for Kirkland on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Kirkland

Kirkland ©
Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, brush up on your military savvy at Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Mark Ryan Winery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kirkland online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Spokane to Kirkland. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Seattle.

Things to do in Kirkland

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Woodinville, Marymoor Park, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Marymoor Park ©
Marymoor Park
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum ©
Juanita Bay Park ©
Juanita Bay Park

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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.
To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online travel route planner .

Seattle is just a stone's throw from Kirkland. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll set off for Portland on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Portland sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will leave for Ontario on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Portland

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden

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Ontario

Ontario
Ontario is the largest city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ontario trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Ontario. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Ontario. Traveling from Portland in May, expect nights in Ontario to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. You will leave for Twin Falls on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Ontario

Museums

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Twin Falls day trip planning tool .

Getting from Ontario to Twin Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Ontario in May, you will find days in Twin Falls are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wendover.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

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Wendover

Wendover ©
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. You've now added Bonneville Salt Flats to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Wendover travel route site .

You can drive from Twin Falls to Wendover in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Wendover when traveling from Twin Falls in May, with lows around 50°F. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Wendover

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Salt Flats ©
Bonneville Salt Flats

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Plan a Salt Lake City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Wendover to Salt Lake City by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Deer Valley Resort
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Glenwood Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, you will find days in Glenwood Springs are colder (46°F), and nights are little chillier (33°F). On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Denver.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Union Station, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Drive from Glenwood Springs to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in May, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 66°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Goodland.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Trinity United Methodist Church ©
Trinity United Methodist Church

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Goodland

Goodland
Goodland is a city in and the county seat of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. Planning Goodland trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Denver to Goodland takes 3 hours. Traveling from Denver in May, expect nights in Goodland to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. You will leave for Salina on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Goodland

Museums

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Salina

Salina
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States., the city population was 47,707. To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salina travel planner .

You can drive from Goodland to Salina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Goodland to Salina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goodland in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salina, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Salina

Shopping Museums

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Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Salina to Kansas City in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toSaint Louis.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at City Museum, steep yourself in history at Missouri Botanical Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Saint Louis Art Museum, and finally stroll through Forest Park.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis visit planner.

You can fly from Kansas City to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
City Museum ©
City Museum

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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis online tour planner .

Getting from Saint Louis to Indianapolis by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Indianapolis due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Columbus.
Highlights from your plan
USS Indianapolis Memorial ©
USS Indianapolis Memorial

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
On the 24th (Fri), wander the streets of Easton Town Center and then get your game on at Columbus Axe Throwing.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus vacation planning site .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Columbus in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Harrisburg.

Things to do in Columbus

Fun & Games Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
Center of Science and Industry (COSI) ©

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Harrisburg trip tool .

Getting from Columbus to Harrisburg by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Harrisburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Harrisburg

Shopping Parks Museums

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