31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  7​h 15​min
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Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Des Moines
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Iowa City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Wisconsin Dells
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Madison
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
West Allis
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
8
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Green Bay
— 1 night
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  6​h 45​min
10
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
11
Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
12
Detroit
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Sandusky
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Dayton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
Morgantown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
16
Harpers Ferry
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Maple River Winery.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fargo trip itinerary maker site .

Seattle to Fargo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Fargo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in November, with highs in Fargo at 40°F and lows at 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maple River Winery, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
Highlights from your plan
Fargo Air Museum ©
Fargo Air Museum
Maple River Winery ©
Maple River Winery

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Chain of Lakes, then wander the streets of Summit Avenue, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Mary. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, get to know the fascinating history of Lakewood Cemetery, then admire the sheer force of St. Anthony Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Ruins Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Fargo to Minneapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Summit Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary
Summit Avenue
Summit Avenue
St. Anthony Falls ©
St. Anthony Falls

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Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit, see the interesting displays at World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, then make a trip to The Temple for Performing Arts, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Confluence Brewing Company. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at La Vida Loca Winery, get a sense of history and politics at Terrace Hill, then take an in-depth tour of Wells Fargo Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Peace Tree Brewing Company - Des Moines Branch.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Des Moines day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Des Moines takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in November: highs in Des Moines hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Iowa City.

Things to do in Des Moines

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

La Vida Loca Winery, Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit
Highlights from your plan
Confluence Brewing Company ©
Confluence Brewing Company
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit ©
Bob Feller Hometown Exhibit
La Vida Loca Winery ©
La Vida Loca Winery

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Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Terry Trueblood Recreational Area, steep yourself in history at Kalona Historical Village, stroll through Clear Creek Trail, then relax in the rural setting at Wilson's Orchard, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Iowa Avenue Literary Walk. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Fireside Winery, then learn about winemaking at Ackerman Winery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mormon Handcart Site.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Iowa City online journey planner .

You can drive from Des Moines to Iowa City in 2 hours. In November in Iowa City, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Iowa City

Historic Sites Wineries Trails

Side Trips

Clear Creek Trail, Kalona Historical Village, Ackerman Winery, Fireside Winery
Highlights from your plan
Kalona Historical Village ©
Kalona Historical Village
Fireside Winery ©
Fireside Winery
Mormon Handcart Site ©
Mormon Handcart Site

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Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Port Huron Brewing Company, and finally don't miss a visit to Carr Valley Cheese. Keep things going the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, learn about winemaking at Fawn Creek Winery, and then contemplate the long history of H.H. Bennett Studio.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip planner .

You can drive from Iowa City to Wisconsin Dells in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Iowa City in November, you will find days in Wisconsin Dells are little chillier (43°F), and nights are about the same (27°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Tours

Side Trip

Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery ©
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
Fawn Creek Winery ©
Fawn Creek Winery
Port Huron Brewing Company ©
Port Huron Brewing Company

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Livsreise, then look for all kinds of wild species at Aldo Leopold Nature Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Overture Center for the Arts, admire the masterpieces at Chazen Museum of Art, and then admire the landmark architecture of First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Madison trip planner .

You can drive from Wisconsin Dells to Madison in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Madison can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to West Allis.

Things to do in Madison

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Livsreise
Highlights from your plan
Chazen Museum of Art ©
Chazen Museum of Art
Overture Center for the Arts ©
Overture Center for the Arts

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West Allis

West Allis ©
West Allis is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for gifts at Wisconsin State Fair Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boerner Botanical Gardens, and then hike along Greenfield Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our West Allis holiday builder site .

Getting from Madison to West Allis by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in West Allis can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in West Allis

Parks Trails Fun & Games

Side Trip

Boerner Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Greenfield Park ©
Greenfield Park
Boerner Botanical Gardens ©
Boerner Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Fair Park ©
Wisconsin State Fair Park

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Wind Point Lighthouse, grab your bike and head to Grant Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joan of Arc Chapel. On the next day, tee off at Blackwolf Run and then learn about winemaking at The Blind Horse Winery.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Milwaukee trip itinerary maker website .

Milwaukee is very close to West Allis. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Green Bay.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kohler, Wind Point Lighthouse, Grant Park
Highlights from your plan
Blackwolf Run ©
Blackwolf Run
Wind Point Lighthouse ©
Wind Point Lighthouse
St. Joan of Arc Chapel ©
St. Joan of Arc Chapel

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Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Walk of Legends and then see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

To plan Green Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Milwaukee to Green Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Green Bay

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame ©
Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Eagle Point Cave, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Trinity Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Green Bay to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Green Bay to Mackinac Island is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Cobblestone Farm and then partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor. On your second day here, engage your brain at Leslie Science Center, then take an in-depth tour of Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, then don't miss a visit to Nickels Arcade, and finally take a stroll through State Street.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ann Arbor tour builder website .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Mackinac Island to Ann Arbor in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mackinac Island in November: highs in Ann Arbor hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Detroit.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Museums Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cobblestone Farm ©
Cobblestone Farm
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology ©
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Leslie Science Center ©
Leslie Science Center

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Yates Cider Mill, explore by horseback at Paint Creek Trail, and then admire the striking features of Campus Martius Park. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Franklin Cider Mill, admire the natural beauty at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St. Mary's Church, and finally browse the exhibits of Motown Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit online day trip planner .

Take a train from Ann Arbor to Detroit in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. November in Detroit sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Detroit

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Yates Cider Mill, Franklin Cider Mill, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Paint Creek Trail
Highlights from your plan
Yates Cider Mill ©
Yates Cider Mill
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House ©
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 22nd (Fri), do a tasting at Firelands Winery and then make a splash at Kalahari Waterparks. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Sandusky Maritime Museum and then cool off at Cedar Point.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sandusky trip builder site .

Drive from Detroit to Sandusky in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Sandusky sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Firelands Winery ©
Firelands Winery
Sandusky Maritime Museum ©
Sandusky Maritime Museum

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at The Wright Cycle Company Complex, then see the interesting displays at America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co., then steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Dayton National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The Miami Valley Military History Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dayton road trip website .

Drive from Sandusky to Dayton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. November in Dayton sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

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Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): do a tasting at Forks of Cheat Winery, explore the world behind art at Art Museum Of WVU, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Caperton Trail, and finally stop by Old Stone House Gift Shop. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Don Knotts Statue, then stroll through Cheat Lake Trail, then steep yourself in history at Mount Washington Tavern, and finally take in the history at Jumonville Glen.

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

Drive from Dayton to Morgantown in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Morgantown

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington Tavern ©
Mount Washington Tavern
Art Museum Of WVU ©
Art Museum Of WVU
Old Stone House Gift Shop ©
Old Stone House Gift Shop

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Round Top and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Antietam National Cemetery and Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church. Go for a jaunt from Harpers Ferry to Shenandoah National Park to see Appalachian Trail about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to White Hall Tavern, contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort, get great views at The Point, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip itinerary website .

Drive from Morgantown to Harpers Ferry in 3 hours. November in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Appalachian Trail, Little Round Top, Antietam National Cemetery, Ballenger Creek Linear Trail
Highlights from your plan
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Appalachian Trail ©
Appalachian Trail
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©