26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Wall
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Sturgis
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Spearfish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Kearney
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 15​min
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Dyess
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
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Rochester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: Austin

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Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mitchell sightseeing planner.

Austin to Mitchell is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Mitchell

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©

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Wall

Wall
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wall trip planner.

You can drive from Mitchell to Wall in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mitchell to Wall due to the time zone difference. In September in Wall, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off toRapid City.

Things to do in Wall

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City travel planner.

Getting from Wall to Rapid City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 4th (Mon), you're off toSturgis.

Things to do in Rapid City

Neighborhoods

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Sturgis

Sturgis ©
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sturgis holiday planner.

Sturgis is very close to Rapid City. Traveling from Rapid City to Sturgis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Sturgis

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bear Butte State Park
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Bear Butte State Park ©
Bear Butte State Park
Old Fort Meade Museum ©
Old Fort Meade Museum

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 6th (Wed), take a stroll through Historic Old Town, then get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Adams House Museum. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, stop by Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood vacation planner.

Deadwood is very close to Sturgis. In September, daytime highs in Deadwood are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Black Hills National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Adams House ©
Adams House
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

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Spearfish

Spearfish
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Spearfish trip builder.

Spearfish is very close to Deadwood. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You'll set off for Devils Tower on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Spearfish

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery, then stop by Devils Tower Trading Post, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Devils Tower National Monument.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Devils Tower itinerary planner.

Getting from Spearfish to Devils Tower by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Spearfish to Devils Tower, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rogue's Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower Trading Post ©
Devils Tower Trading Post

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Spas & Wellness and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park custom trip planner.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Devils Tower in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 62°F and lows reach 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Jenny Lake, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, and then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Rawlins.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jenny Lake
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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Rawlins

Rawlins
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rawlins trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Rawlins in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rawlins can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 16th (Sat), you're off toColorado Springs.

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take a stroll through Old Colorado City Historic District and then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs vacation planner.

Drive from Rawlins to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rawlins in September: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 79°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City

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Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary and then take an in-depth tour of Pioneer Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kearney custom trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Colorado Springs to Kearney with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Kearney due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pioneer Village, Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Village ©
Pioneer Village

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kearney to Sioux Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Kearney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sioux Falls, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Rochester.

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Tue), explore the activities along Silver Lake and then steep yourself in history at Plummer House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sioux Falls to Rochester. In September in Rochester, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Rochester

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Silver Lake ©
Silver Lake
Plummer House ©
Plummer House

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
For maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rochester to Saint Louis. Traveling from Rochester in September, expect Saint Louis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 61°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel to Dyess.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

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Dyess

Dyess
Dyess is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Johhny Cash Boyhood Home and then see the interesting displays at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dyess travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Dyess takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Dyess are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dyess

Museums Historic Sites

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 21st (Thu), try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, then examine the collection at Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and finally try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis travel planner.

Getting from Dyess to Memphis by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Get some cultural insight at Downtown Nashville and RCA Studio B. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, get to know the fascinating history of Franklin on Foot, examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and stroll through Centennial Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nashville itinerary maker.

You can fly from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Nashville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis
For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 27th (Wed), you're off toRochester.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial and then contemplate the long history of Mayowood Mansion.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rochester online itinerary creator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint Louis to Rochester. Traveling from Saint Louis in September, expect Rochester to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mayowood Mansion ©
Mayowood Mansion
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial ©
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

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