26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Sioux Falls
— Few hours
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Napa
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square and then see where the action happens at Fenway Park. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Boston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the music at Kleinhans Music Hall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nightlife

Side Trip

Kleinhans Music Hall
Highlights from your plan
Kleinhans Music Hall ©
Kleinhans Music Hall

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then stroll through Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, then take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Chicago, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park
Millennium Park

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hours
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Plan trip to Sioux Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Chicago to Sioux Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sioux Falls, with lows of 5°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 13th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Sage Creek Wilderness Area, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and then take a memorable drive along Loop Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Badlands National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park. October in Badlands National Park sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Sage Creek Wilderness Area ©
Sage Creek Wilderness Area

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): try to win big at Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Deadwood online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Badlands National Park to Deadwood in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Badlands National Park to Deadwood is 1 hour. While traveling from Badlands National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Deadwood, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 3°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Deadwood

Fun & Games · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort ©
Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally stroll through Observation Point Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin and then explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation planner.

Fly from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. In October, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Deadwood - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Domaine Carneros. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Napa journey site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Napa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for much warmer days in Napa, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Robert Mondavi Winery, Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Napa in October, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 23rd (Tue), cruise along Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, make a trip to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get great views at Mather Point. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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