29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Walla Walla
— 4 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 4 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 3 nights
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Rapid City
— 4 nights
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Harrison
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
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Walla Walla

— 4 nights
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like WSU Master Gardener Demonstration Garden and The Columbia River. Change things up with these side-trips from Walla Walla: Kennewick (Sacagawea Heritage Trail Loop & Easton Benton County Historical Society and Museum) and Richland (Badger Mountain Park & Sacagawea Heritage Trail). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fort Walla Walla Museum, don't miss a visit to Whitman College, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Park, and look for gifts at D'Olivo Tasting Bar.

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Seattle to Walla Walla is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April in Walla Walla, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 44°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sioux Falls

— 4 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Bring the kids along to Falls Park and Sioux Falls Bike Trails. Explore Sioux Falls' surroundings by going to Children's Museum of South Dakota (in Brookings) and Watertown (Redlin Art Center & Mellette House). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Pettigrew Home & Museum, hike along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument, and get curious at Washington Pavilion.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sioux Falls online trip maker.

You can fly from Walla Walla to Sioux Falls in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Walla Walla to Sioux Falls. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Walla Walla in April, with highs in Sioux Falls at 56°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park

— 3 nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Big Badlands Overlook and Loop Road. Change things up with a short trip to Hurley Butte Horseback Riding in Interior (about 40 minutes away). Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Badlands National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, explore the striking landscape of Conata Basin Overlook, get great views at Yellow Mounds Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Notch Trail.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Badlands National Park sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Rapid City

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Bear Country USA. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Custer State Park, &more) and Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, and play a few rounds at Hart Ranch Golf Course.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Rapid City by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. April in Rapid City sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Harrison.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Harrison

— 3 nights
Harrison is a village in Sioux County, Nebraska, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Toadstool Campground and Ardmore. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fort Robinson History Museum.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Harrison online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Harrison takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Harrison are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Harrison

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 10 nights

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.
Attractions like Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Fountain Paint Pot, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park route builder app.

Traveling by car from Harrison to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Harrison in April, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 42°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.