28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Ashton
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly
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Casper
— 1 night
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Buffalo
Drive
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Custer
— 1 night
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10
Wall
— 1 night
Fly
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Alma
— 1 night
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Bayfield
— 1 night
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Silver Bay
— 1 night
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Drive to Duluth International Airport, Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Milwaukee
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Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Fly to Marquette, Taxi to Munising
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Munising
— 2 nights
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Ludington
— 2 nights
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Cuyahoga Falls
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 10th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier and then hike along Skyline Trail. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on Discover Nature.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park online day trip planner.

Baker City to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Baker City in October, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Stanley Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stanley sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Stanley. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Stanley, with lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Glacier National Park

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): trek along Goat Lick Overlook.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Stanley in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Glacier National Park, with lows of 31°F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ashton.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails
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Ashton

— 1 night
Ashton is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ashton online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Ashton with the Route module. In October in Ashton, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Ashton

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Venture out of the city with trips to Yellowstone National Park (Grand Loop Road & Upper Geyser Basin). Spend the 17th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ashton to Grand Teton National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Ashton in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools and then cast your line with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Casper.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Casper

— 1 night
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Historic Trails Interpretive Center and then cast your line with Wyoming Anglers.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Casper road trip planning app.

You can fly from Jackson Hole to Casper in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jackson Hole in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Casper: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Casper

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Buffalo

Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Casper to Buffalo in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Custer.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 21st (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Custer trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buffalo to Custer takes 3 hours. In October in Custer, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Wall

— 1 night
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and then browse the different shops at Wall Drug.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wall trip planner.

Drive from Custer to Wall in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in October, expect nights in Wall to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Wall

Outdoors · Shopping · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

Minneapolis

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Park Reserve and then explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Stone Arch Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and then make a trip to Minnehaha Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Minneapolis vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Wall to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wall in October: highs in Minneapolis hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alma.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Alma

— 1 night
Alma is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll around Buena Vista Park, then stroll through National Eagle Center, and then learn about winemaking at Villa Bellezza.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alma travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Alma takes 2 hours. In October in Alma, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bayfield.

Things to do in Alma

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayfield

— 1 night
Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and then learn about winemaking at Hauser's Superior View Orchard.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bayfield itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Alma to Bayfield by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Alma in October, expect little chillier with lows of 37°F in Bayfield. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Silver Bay.

Things to do in Bayfield

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Silver Bay

— 1 night
Silver Bay is a city in Lake County, Minnesota, United States. On the 28th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Iona's Beach Scientific and Natural Area and then grab your bike and head to Gooseberry Falls State Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Silver Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bayfield to Silver Bay takes 3 hours. October in Silver Bay sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Silver Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Milwaukee

— 2 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Escape the urban bustle at Atwater Park & Beach and North Beach Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at MobCraft Beer, stop by Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, and admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milwaukee driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Silver Bay to Milwaukee with the Route module. In October, Milwaukee is somewhat warmer than Silver Bay - with highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Munising

— 2 nights
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Miner's Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munising holiday maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Milwaukee to Munising takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Munising due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Milwaukee, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Munising, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Ludington.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Ludington

— 2 nights
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Fifth Avenue Beach, then take an in-depth tour of S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at First Street Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Stearns Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ludington online trip planner.

Drive from Munising to Ludington in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cuyahoga Falls.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Cuyahoga Falls

— 1 night
Cuyahoga Falls is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cuyahoga Falls online travel planner.

Drive from Ludington to Cuyahoga Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November in Cuyahoga Falls, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.

Wisconsin travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Zoos
The Badger State
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because of its status as the nation's most famous producer of milk and cheese. A growing favorite with foreign tourists, the state is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers, offering year-round outdoor activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Dotted with thousands of inland lakes and waterways alongside apple and cherry orchards, Wisconsin also offers numerous urban tourist attractions, its cities hosting renowned beer and art festivals each year.