27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Sacramento
— 1 day
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Evansville
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
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Omaha
— 1 night
Fly to Williston Basin International Airport, Drive to Dickinson
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Dickinson
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Crescent City
— 1 night
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Sacramento

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 29th (Sat), get your game on at iFLY Sacramento, examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sacramento travel website.

San Francisco to Sacramento is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Sacramento

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey planner.

You can fly from Sacramento to New Orleans in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sacramento to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sacramento in June, plan for little chillier days and much warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 83°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Evansville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

1
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Evansville

Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at USS LST Ship Memorial, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rivertown Trail, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Evansville road trip website.

Fly from New Orleans to Evansville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Evansville, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Evansville

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature 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 see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Evansville to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

1
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Philadelphia Zoo, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip app.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Boston

Beantown

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science and then get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Boston Children's Museum, then walk around Boston Public Garden, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boston trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

1
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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and then hike along Devil's Hole State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

1
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Minneapolis

The City of Lakes

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 12th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at CHS Field, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, and then explore the activities along Chain of Lakes.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis planning site.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Minneapolis by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Minneapolis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Omaha

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 13th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Prairie Queen Recreation Area, enjoy some diversion at Take Aim Indoor Shooting Sports & Training Facility, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Omaha day trip planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Omaha in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dickinson.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Dickinson

Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tee off at Heart River Golf Course and then enjoy some diversion at West River Community Center.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Dickinson trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Omaha to Dickinson. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Omaha in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 55°F in Dickinson. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Dickinson

Golf · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Keystone

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 15th (Mon), cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Keystone trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Dickinson to Keystone in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Keystone are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Keystone - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Swiftcurrent Falls, stroll through Grinnell Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle travel route site.

Fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Glacier National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Crescent City

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Point St George Park, admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, and finally stop by Rumiano Cheese Company.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Crescent City trip builder tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Crescent City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Crescent City: highs are around 62°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.