34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Loveland
Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Peoria
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
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Worthington
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Spokane
— 1 night
bus:  5​h 15​min
9
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
bus:  8​h 30​min
10
Eugene
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
12
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
13
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
15
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
16
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
17
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
18
Plano
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
19
Russellville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
20
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Loveland

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Peoria

Peoria ©
Peoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum, then meet the residents at Peoria Zoo, and then cruise along Grand View Drive.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Peoria driving holiday app .

Loveland to Peoria is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Loveland to Peoria. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Worthington.

Things to do in Peoria

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

Miller Park Zoo
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Peoria Zoo ©
Peoria Zoo
Dozer Park ©
Dozer Park
Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum ©

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Worthington

Worthington ©
Worthington is a city and county seat of Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. On the 7th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Round Lake Vineyards & Winery, examine the collection at Nobles County Pioneer Village, and then see the interesting displays at Spomer Classics & Museum.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Worthington online vacation maker .

You can drive from Peoria to Worthington in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Peoria in August, expect Worthington to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Worthington

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Round Lake Vineyards & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Spomer Classics & Museum ©
Spomer Classics & Museum
Round Lake Vineyards & Winery ©
Round Lake Vineyards & Winery
Nobles County Pioneer Village ©
Nobles County Pioneer Village

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Badlands National Park (Badlands Wall & Loop Road), Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more) and Breezy Point Picnic Area (in Keystone). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Worthington to Rapid City. Traveling from Worthington to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Worthington, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Billings.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Breezy Point Picnic Area
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Billings

Billings
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. To see photos and more tourist information, refer to the Billings trip app .

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Billings takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Billings, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 58°F at night. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Billings to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Billings in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 38°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Gates of the Mountains, ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Helena using our trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Helena to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Avalanche Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Helena to Glacier National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Helena in August, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Spokane route planner .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Spokane by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Spokane. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in August since evenings lows in Spokane dip to 59°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toMount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Narada Falls and then stroll through Skyline Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by bus from Spokane to Mount Rainier National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Spokane in August; daily highs in Mount Rainier National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eugene.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Narada Falls ©
Narada Falls

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Eugene

Eugene ©
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Willamette River bike trail.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Eugene journey planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Eugene takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Eugene, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Chambers Railroad Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Cascades Raptor Center ©
Cascades Raptor Center
Hayward Field ©
Hayward Field
University of Oregon ©
University of Oregon

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Step out of Redwood National Park to go to Orick and see Big Tree, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, stroll through Lady Bird Johnson Grove, and hike along Trillium Falls Hike.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Eugene to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Eugene in August, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are colder, around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 24th (Sat), get curious at The Tech Museum of Innovation, then contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip maker site .

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to San Jose with the Route module. In August, San Jose is somewhat warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Tech Museum of Innovation ©
The Tech Museum of Innovation
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 25th (Sun), examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at California Area Living Museum (CALM).

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bakersfield trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Jose to Bakersfield. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Jose in August; daily highs in Bakersfield reach 98°F and lows reach 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace ©
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour builder site .

Drive from Bakersfield to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 101°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 29th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 80°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): Head underground at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and then Head underground at Big Room.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 11.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Carlsbad Caverns National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for San Antonio.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Lion's Tail ©
Lion's Tail

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Antonio and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Mission San Jose and then contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In September, San Antonio is somewhat warmer than Carlsbad Caverns National Park - with highs of 94°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Plano.

Things to do in San Antonio

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Plano

Plano
Plano is a city in the U.S. To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Plano road trip planning app .

You can fly from San Antonio to Plano in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and tram. In September, daily temperatures in Plano can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. You'll set off for Russellville on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Plano

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

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Russellville

Russellville
Russellville is the county seat and largest city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 27,920, according to the 2010 Census. For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Russellville trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Plano to Russellville by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Plano in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Russellville. You'll set off for Saint Louis on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Russellville

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Mount Magazine State Park

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): walk around Forest Park, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Saint Louis day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Russellville to Saint Louis. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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