32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tacoma
— 1 night
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Harrisburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Columbus
— 1 night
Drive
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Sandusky
— 1 night
Drive
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Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lansing
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Wausau
— 1 night
Drive
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Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Superior
— 1 night
Drive
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Voyageurs National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Falls International Airport, Fly to Ljubljana

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom and then stroll around Lake Union Park. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Waterfall Garden Park, walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia to Seattle is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in September since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tacoma.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Tacoma

— 1 night
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. On the 16th (Wed), examine the collection at Washington State History Museum, make a trip to Union Station, examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Glass, and finally make a trip to Chihuly Bridge of Glass.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tacoma travel route planner.

Drive from Seattle to Tacoma in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Tacoma, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Tacoma

Museums

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 17th (Thu), admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls travel route builder website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Tacoma to Niagara Falls in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tacoma to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tacoma in September, expect nights in Niagara Falls to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Harrisburg

— 3 nights
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harrisburg: Gettysburg (Devils Den, Ghost & Vampire Tours, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Park, and get a sense of history and politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Harrisburg trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Harrisburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. September in Harrisburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take a stroll through Strip District, then stop by Stamoolis Brothers Co., then traverse land and water with a duck tour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tours, then don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and finally stroll through Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight; or take a train. In September in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods · Tours · Parks · Museums

Columbus

— 1 night

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at Columbus Food Adventures, and then get outside with Pedal Wagon Columbus.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus road trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Columbus

Tours · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Sandusky

— 1 night
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at African Safari Wildlife Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then get in on the family fun at Cedar Point.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sandusky online attractions planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Sandusky in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Sandusky sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo

— 2 nights
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Maumee Bay State Park, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Great Lakes, and then sample some tasty brews at The HandleBar Toledo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): meet the residents at Toledo Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Norma Stark Memory Garden and Labyrinth, then walk around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, and finally admire the natural beauty at Toledo Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Toledo trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Ann Arbor

— 2 nights
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, stroll around Kellogg Park, and then don't miss a visit to University of Michigan. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Franklin Cider Mill and then examine the collection at The Henry Ford.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ann Arbor attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Ann Arbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toledo in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ann Arbor, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Lansing

— 2 nights
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. On the 30th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Michigan State Capitol, then make a trip to 9-11-2001 Remembrance Memorial, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Potter Park Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Horrocks Farm Market. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Michigan History Center, deepen your understanding at Michigan State University, then explore the world behind art at Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, and finally experience rural life at Uncle John's Cider Mill.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lansing trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Ann Arbor to Lansing takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lansing are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Lansing

Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Grand Rapids

— 2 nights

Furniture City

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach, and then head off-road at Saugatuck Dune Rides. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, then appreciate the history behind Leonardo da Vinci's Horse, and then see the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Rapids visit planner.

Drive from Lansing to Grand Rapids in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Grand Rapids, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, then admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Grand Rapids to Chicago by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Chicago are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Green Bay.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Green Bay

— 1 night

Home of the Packers

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.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll through Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, walk around Fonferek Glen County Park, then examine the collection at National Railroad Museum, and finally examine the collection at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Green Bay trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Green Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago in October, things will get slightly colder in Green Bay: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wausau.

Things to do in Green Bay

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Wausau

— 1 night
Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at Janke Book Store, then admire the masterpieces at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Yawkey House Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Rib Mountain State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Wausau trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Green Bay to Wausau takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Wausau

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Ontonagon

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Presque Isle River and then take in the awesome beauty at Summit Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company, admire the sheer force of Bond Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ontonagon attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Wausau to Ontonagon takes 3 hours. Traveling from Wausau to Ontonagon, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Ontonagon are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Superior.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Superior

— 1 night
Superior is a city in, and the county seat of, Douglas County in the state of Wisconsin. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Amnicon Falls State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Pattison State Park.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Superior road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Superior in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Superior are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Voyageurs National Park.

Things to do in Superior

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Voyageurs National Park

— 3 nights

Heart of the Continent

Minnesota calls itself "The Land of 10,000 Lakes," and a good number of these lie inside of Voyageurs National Park.
Voyageurs National Park is known for nature, parks, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Crane Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Locator Lake Trail, hike along Echo Bay Trail, and admire the natural beauty at Ellsworth Rock Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Voyageurs National Park travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Superior to Voyageurs National Park. In October, daytime highs in Voyageurs National Park are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Voyageurs National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Upper Peninsula travel guide

4.7
Waterfalls · State Parks · Geologic Formations
Natural attractions steal the show on an Upper Peninsula vacation. Michigan's sparsely populated northern region is famous for its extensive shoreline along the Great Lakes and thick swathes of protected forest. Many of the region's waterways feature dramatic cascades, and a history of volcanic activity has created a wealth of interesting rock formations and colorful mineral deposits. Wildlife spotting remains a top reason to take a trip to Upper Peninsula, with deer, bears, wolves, and porcupines all easily seen in the area's pristine wilderness.