31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Leavenworth
— 1 night
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Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
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Wallace
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 2 nights
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Livingston
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
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Cody
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 3 nights
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Yankton
— 1 night
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Omaha
— 2 nights
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Fargo
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Moscow
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 2 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.
Visiting Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Cama Beach State Park and Bruce Lee Grave Site. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Blooms Winery & 5511 Bistro in Langley--about 3h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Kerry Park, and get engrossed in the history at Renton History Museum.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Seattle. October in Seattle sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Leavenworth

— 1 night
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tee off at Leavenworth Golf Course and then hike along Icicle Ridge Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Leavenworth day trip planning website.

You can drive from Seattle to Leavenworth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Leavenworth when traveling from Seattle in October, with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife · Trails

Coeur d'Alene

— 1 night
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Treaty Rock Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Coeur d'Alene takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Coeur d'Alene are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wallace.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wallace

— 1 night
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. state of Idaho and the county seat of Shoshone County in the Silver Valley mining district. On the 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Wallace Mining Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wallace Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wallace tour planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Wallace in an hour. In October, Wallace is a bit cooler than Coeur d'Alene - with highs of 45°F and lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Wallace

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Missoula

— 2 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the architecture and history at St. Ignatius Mission, then identify plant and animal life at National Bison Range, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Silver Park. On the next day, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Garnet Ghost Town and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Garden of One Thousand Buddhas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Missoula trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Wallace to Missoula takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Wallace in October, expect nights in Missoula to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Livingston.

Things to do in Missoula

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Livingston

— 2 nights
Livingston is a city and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States. On the 9th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies and then stop by Bear Paw Outfitters. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Palisade Falls, then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Livingston trip builder app.

Getting from Missoula to Livingston by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Livingston are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Livingston

Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Norris Geyser Basin and Fountain Paint Pot. Step off the beaten path and head to Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River and Firehole Canyon Drive. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Artists Paintpots, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel route app.

You can drive from Livingston to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Livingston in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 47°F and 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
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 outdoors at Grand Teton and Oxbow Bend. Explore hidden gems such as Mesa Falls and Potholes Turnout. Venture out of the city with trips to Chapel of the Transfiguration (in Moose) and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive (in Grand Teton National Park). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Antelope Flats.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online day trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cody

— 2 nights

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, then stop by Cowtown Candy Company, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Paul Stock Nature Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cody travel planner.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Cody in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in October, Cody is a bit warmer at night with lows of 37°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Deadwood.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Trails

Deadwood

— 3 nights
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Discover out-of-the-way places like Black Hills National Forest and Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. Get in touch with nature at Needles Eye Tunnel and Sylvan Lake. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Adams House, learn about winemaking at Belle Joli Winery Sparkling House, take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, and stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Deadwood vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cody to Deadwood by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cody to Deadwood. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yankton.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yankton

— 1 night
Yankton is a city in, and the county seat of, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Mead Cultural Education Center, get all the information you need at Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, and then hike along Lewis and Clark Recreation Area.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yankton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Yankton takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Yankton

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Omaha

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Joslyn Art Museum, visit Old Market, then take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum and then learn about winemaking at Soaring Wings Vineyard.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Omaha trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Yankton to Omaha in 2.5 hours. In October in Omaha, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Omaha

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Fargo

— 1 night
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fargo trip maker site.

You can fly from Omaha to Fargo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Omaha in October, with highs in Fargo at 59°F and lows at 38°F. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Outdoors

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Logan Pass. Visiting Grinnell Glacier and Iceberg Lake Trail will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Fargo to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fargo to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Fargo in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Moscow

— 1 night
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. On the 31st (Thu), get outside with Kibbie ASUI Activity Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Latah Trail Bike Path.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glacier National Park to Moscow. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Moscow, with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

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.