30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Stillwater
— 9 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Klamath Falls
— 2 nights
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Vancouver

— 1 night
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, relax in the rural setting at Roloff Farms, and then hike along Waterfront Renaissance Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vancouver itinerary maker website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Vancouver. In October, daytime highs in Vancouver are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Vancouver

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Missoula

— 3 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Missoula: National Bison Range (in Moiese), St. Ignatius Mission (in Saint Ignatius) and Philipsburg (The Sweet Palace, Philipsburg Brewing Company, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, deepen your understanding at University of Montana, find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula, and stroll around Caras Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Missoula day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Missoula takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Missoula. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vancouver in October, with highs in Missoula at 58°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Missoula to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Missoula in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 47°F and lows at 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

Keystone

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, trek along Presidential Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area. On your second day here, stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Keystone trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Keystone is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 57°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stillwater.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Stillwater

— 9 nights
Stillwater is a city in north east Oklahoma at the intersection of US-177 and State Highway 51. Explore Stillwater's surroundings by going to Top of Oklahoma Museum (in Blackwell), Gloss Mountain State Park (in Fairview) and Ponca City (Standing Bear Park and Museum, Marland Estate, &more). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Oklahoma State University, see the interesting displays at National Wrestling Hall of Fame, take in nature's colorful creations at The Botanic Garden, and get to know the resident critters at Lost Creek Safari.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stillwater online itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Keystone to Stillwater with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Stillwater due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Keystone in October, expect Stillwater to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Stillwater

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 5 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Denver (Molly Brown House Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, &more) and Golden History Museum (in Golden). Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's lots more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, get a taste of the local shopping with Commonwheel Artists Co-op, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, and explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stillwater to Colorado Springs. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Stillwater in October, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park

— 1 night
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Mesa Verde National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, expect little chillier with lows of 34°F in Mesa Verde National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Klamath Falls

— 2 nights
Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klamath Falls: Ashland (Lithia Park & ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum) and Crater Lake National Park (Wizard Island, Rim Dr, &more). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Moore Park, see the interesting displays at The Favell Museum Native American Artifacts and Contemporary Western Art, and get engrossed in the history at Klamath County Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Klamath Falls itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mesa Verde National Park to Klamath Falls. The time zone difference when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park to Klamath Falls is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days in Klamath Falls, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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.