32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Wisconsin Dells
— 4 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
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Maricopa
— 14 nights
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Minneapolis — 2 nights

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 7th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory and then get a sense of history and politics at Washington County Historic Courthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE at Mall of America and then stroll around Minnehaha Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip itinerary builder tool.

Winnipeg, Canada to Minneapolis is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In July in Minneapolis, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wisconsin Dells.
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Wisconsin Dells — 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park and Noah's Ark Water Park. Take a break from Wisconsin Dells with a short trip to Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center in Spring Green, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, stop by Kernel Popcorn's Factory, and surround yourself with nature on Original Wisconsin Ducks.

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

Traveling by car from Minneapolis to Wisconsin Dells takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Wisconsin Dells, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sioux Falls.
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Sioux Falls — 1 night

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Butterfly House & Aquarium and then walk around Sertoma Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sioux Falls trip builder.

Drive from Wisconsin Dells to Sioux Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Badlands National Park.
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Badlands National Park — 1 night

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 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Badlands National Park trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, expect nights in Badlands National Park to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rapid City.
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Rapid City — 3 nights

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Bring the kids along to Bear Country USA and Storybook Island. When in Rapid City, make a side trip to see Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, approximately Keystone away. Pack the 16th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and stroll around Main Street Square.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rapid City trip planner.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Rapid City by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Badlands National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rapid City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Billings.
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Billings — 1 night

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 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Moss Mansion and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Billings trip planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Billings in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Billings can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.
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West Yellowstone — 4 nights

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Horseback Riding Tours will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Yellowstone National Park (Midway Geyser Basin, Grand Prismatic Spring, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, cast your line with a fishing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone journey site.

Drive from Billings to West Yellowstone in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Billings in July, you will find days in West Yellowstone are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are colder (4°C). You will leave for Maricopa on the 23rd (Sat).
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Maricopa — 14 nights

Maricopa is a city in the Gila River Valley in the State of Arizona. Family-friendly places like MD Ranch and Shamrock Farms will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Maricopa side-trips: Queen Creek (San Tan Mountain Regional Park & The Golf Club at Johnson Ranch), Ajo (Federated Church, New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, &more) and Gila Bend (Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, 9/11 Memorial Park, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Dwarf Car Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, try your luck at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, and tee off at Encanterra Country Club.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Maricopa day trip app.

Explore your travel options from West Yellowstone to Maricopa with the Route module. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in July: high temperatures in Maricopa hover around 46°C and lows are around 31°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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