27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Leonardtown
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Columbus
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Billings
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
7
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Boise
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Spokane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
11
Kearney
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
12
Laclede
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
13
Hannibal
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Plainfield
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: New York City

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Leonardtown

Leonardtown ©
Leonardtown is a town in and the county seat of St. On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Sotterley Historic Plantation and then visit a coastal fixture at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Leonardtown road trip site .

New York City to Leonardtown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Leonardtown when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Leonardtown

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sotterley Historic Plantation, Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park
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4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum. Popular historic sites such as Carillon Historical Park and J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath), Sherman House Museum (in Lancaster) and Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at John and Annie Glenn Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and take a stroll through German Village.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Columbus online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Leonardtown to Columbus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dayton, Lowe Volk Nature Center, Great Circle Earthworks, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

2
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pettigrew Home & Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then learn about winemaking at Strawbale Winery, and finally trek along Sioux Falls Bike Trails. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Falls Park, take an in-depth tour of Old Courthouse Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, and finally make a trip to Michelangelo's David replica.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sioux Falls vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Sioux Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Strawbale Winery
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Strawbale Winery ©
Strawbale Winery

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then view the masterpieces at Insideout, then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sioux Falls to Keystone in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Keystone is little chillier than Sioux Falls - with highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Casper.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Hill City, Iron Mountain Road
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Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery
Insideout ©
Insideout

1
night
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Platte River Trails, get engrossed in the history at National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Tate Geological Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Bishop House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Casper trip itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Keystone to Casper with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Casper can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Casper

Museums Trails Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tate Geological Museum ©
Tate Geological Museum
Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site ©

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Toucan Gallery, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then stop by Scheels, and finally learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Billings trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Casper to Billings with the Route module. Traveling from Casper in September, Billings is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Billings

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park

3
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get some historical perspective at Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Spend the 12th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake, take in the views from Snake River Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Of The Mountains.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Billings to Jackson Hole takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Billings in September; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 23°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, trek along Boise River Greenbelt, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally get your game on at Boise Escape. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahavath Beth Israel, contemplate the long history of Boise Train Depot, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First United Presbyterian Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boise trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Boise in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in September, things will get a bit warmer in Boise: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Ahavath Beth Israel ©
Ahavath Beth Israel

2
nights
Spokane

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, admire the natural beauty at Manito Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Crosby House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church, and finally stop by Auntie's Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Monroe Street Bridge, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then do a tasting at Barrister Winery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip planner .

Fly from Boise to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Spokane. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Boise in September: highs in Spokane hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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nights
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.
Pioneer Square and Saint James Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and Seattle Art Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner .

You can fly from Spokane to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Spokane in September, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kearney.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
day
Kearney

Kearney ©
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, see the interesting displays at Classic Car Collection, then look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Great Platte River Road Archway Monument.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kearney trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Kearney. Traveling from Seattle to Kearney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kearney, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Laclede.

Things to do in Kearney

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Classic Car Collection ©
Classic Car Collection
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary ©
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Museum of Nebraska Art ©
Museum of Nebraska Art

1
day
Laclede

Laclede ©
Laclede is a city in Linn County, Missouri, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the views from Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Pershing State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Laclede route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kearney to Laclede. In September, daytime highs in Laclede are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hannibal.

Things to do in Laclede

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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Hannibal

Hannibal ©
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows and Mark Twain Boyhood Home. Explore Hannibal's surroundings by going to Carthage Jail (in Carthage), Deutschheim State Historic Site (in Hermann) and Keokuk National Cemetery (in Keokuk). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Rockcliffe Mansion, head outdoors with Lovers Leap, stroll the grounds of Mt Olivet Cemetery And Memorial Park, and steep yourself in history at Becky Thatcher's House.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Hannibal road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Laclede to Hannibal. In September in Hannibal, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Plainfield.

Things to do in Hannibal

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Carthage Jail, Keokuk National Cemetery, Deutschheim State Historic Site, Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion
Carthage Jail ©
Carthage Jail

1
night
Plainfield

Plainfield ©
Plainfield is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Farnsworth House, then stroll the grounds of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Gaylord Building Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Cal Sag BikeTrail, then don't miss a visit to SS Cyril & Methodius Church, and then admire the masterpieces at Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Plainfield road trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hannibal to Plainfield. Traveling from Hannibal in September, expect nights in Plainfield to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plainfield

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Lemont, Lockport, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Farnsworth House
Highlights from your plan
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery ©
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Gaylord Building Historic Site ©
Gaylord Building Historic Site

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