31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Duluth
— 4 nights
Fly to Bismarck, Drive to Medora
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Medora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chamberlain
— 1 night
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Custer
— 4 nights
Drive
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Deadwood
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sturgis
— 1 night
Drive to Rapid City Regional Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
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Dallas
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights
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Duluth

— 4 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Duluth: Bear Head Lake State Park (in Ely), The Tower-Soudan Historical Society Historical Center (in Tower) and Soudan Underground Mine (in Soudan). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk, make a trip to Enger Park, and see the interesting displays at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Duluth road trip site.

Tromso, Norway to Duluth is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tromso to Duluth is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tromso in July, expect Duluth to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Medora

— 3 nights
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at South Unit. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Painted Canyon Overlook, take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook, and take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores State Historic Site.

Make your Medora itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of flight and car from Duluth to Medora in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Duluth to Medora. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Duluth in July: highs in Medora hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Chamberlain.

Things to do in Medora

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Chamberlain

— 1 night
Chamberlain is a city in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Akta Lakota Museum, then get outside with Allen's Hillside Guide Service - Day Adventures, and then pause for some photo ops at Dignity.

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Traveling by car from Medora to Chamberlain takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Medora to Chamberlain. Traveling from Medora in July, Chamberlain is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chamberlain

Outdoors · Museums

Badlands National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): cruise along Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Chamberlain to Badlands National Park takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Custer

— 4 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Custer is known for nature, scenic drive, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Custer travel planning site.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Custer in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Badlands National Park in July; daily highs in Custer reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Deadwood.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Deadwood

— 3 nights
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Venture out of the city with trips to Crook County Museum (in Sundance) and Devils Tower (Tower Trail, Devils Tower National Monument, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, contemplate the long history of Adams House, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Broken Boot Gold Mine, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Crow Peak Brewing Company.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Deadwood trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Custer to Deadwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Custer to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sturgis.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sturgis

— 1 night
Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. On the 26th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Bear Butte State Park, do a tasting at Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House, and then stroll the grounds of Black Hill National Cemetery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sturgis trip itinerary maker app.

Sturgis is very close to Deadwood. In July, daytime highs in Sturgis are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Sturgis

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dallas

— 3 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Fort Worth (Kimbell Art Museum & Burger's Lake), North Richland Hills Centre (in North Richland Hills) and CAC Waterpark (in Flower Mound). The adventure continues: make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace, examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, see Lifestylez Nails Spa, and observe the fascinating underwater world at The Dallas World Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dallas tour itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Sturgis to Dallas with the Route module. Traveling from Sturgis in July, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 41°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Billings

— 2 nights
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. On the 30th (Fri), stop by Scheels, then get to know the resident critters at ZooMontana, then explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then admire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Billings trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Dallas to Billings in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Billings. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in Billings at 37°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seattle

— 6 nights

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.
Dedicate the 2nd (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

You can fly from Billings to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Billings to Seattle. When traveling from Billings in July, plan for little chillier days in Seattle, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.

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.