40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Warm Springs
Drive:  6​h
1
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Dundee
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Iron River
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Fargo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Mullan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Deer Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
13
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
15
Custer
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
16
Wall
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
17
Niobrara
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
18
West Des Moines
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
19
Bloomington
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
20
Union
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Warm Springs

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Cambridge is a city in and the county seat of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. Salt Fork State Park has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Salt Fork State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge trip maker site .

Warm Springs to Cambridge is an approximately 5-hour car ride. While traveling from Warm Springs, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cambridge, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 61°F. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dundee.

Things to do in Cambridge

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Salt Fork State Park ©
Salt Fork State Park

1
night
Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee is a village in Monroe County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cabela's. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stop by Cabela's.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dundee online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Cambridge to Dundee in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dundee can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Dundee

Shopping
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Cabela's ©
Cabela's

2
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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mackinaw City trip maker tool .

Getting from Dundee to Mackinaw City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Dundee in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mackinaw City: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 59°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Iron River.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Outdoors Parks Nature

1
night
Iron River

Iron River
Iron River is a city in Iron County in the U.S. To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Iron River trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Mackinaw City to Iron River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mackinaw City to Iron River due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mackinaw City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Iron River, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Iron River

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

2
nights
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. Mesabi Trail has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Rapids trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Iron River to Grand Rapids in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Grand Rapids are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mesabi Trail

1
night
Fargo

Fargo
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fargo online journey maker .

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Fargo in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Rapids in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fargo, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

2
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Theodore Roosevelt National Park displays Great Plains wildlife such as bison, wild horses, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs in a mixed landscape of expansive prairie and craggy badlands.
To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park route builder tool .

Drive from Fargo to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fargo to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Traveling from Fargo in September, plan for little chillier nights in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, with lows around 44°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Great Falls.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Great Falls online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Great Falls takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Great Falls can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks Outdoors Museums

3
nights
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.
For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mullan.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Mullan

Mullan ©
Mullan is a city in Shoshone County in the northern part of the U.S. For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mullan sightseeing planning website .

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Mullan with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Mullan. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mullan, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Deer Lodge.

Things to do in Mullan

Trails Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail ©
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail

1
night
Deer Lodge

Deer Lodge
Deer Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Powell County, Montana, United States. To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Deer Lodge trip website .

Traveling by car from Mullan to Deer Lodge takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mullan to Deer Lodge is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mullan in September: highs in Deer Lodge hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 38°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Deer Lodge

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums

7
nights
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.
For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool .

Getting from Deer Lodge to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Deer Lodge in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

4
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Casper.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Casper

Casper
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Casper online trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Teton National Park to Casper. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Casper at 76°F and lows at 44°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Custer.

Things to do in Casper

Museums Outdoors Parks

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Custer State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Custer online travel planner .

You can drive from Casper to Custer in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Casper in September, you will find days in Custer are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wall.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

1
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Wall

Wall ©
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Badlands National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, then explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wall tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Custer to Wall takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Custer, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wall, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 49°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niobrara.

Things to do in Wall

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Delta-09 Missile Silo ©
Delta-09 Missile Silo

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Niobrara

Niobrara
Niobrara is a village in Knox County, Nebraska, United States. For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Niobrara tour itinerary app .

Drive from Wall to Niobrara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wall to Niobrara due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wall in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 55°F in Niobrara. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to West Des Moines.

Things to do in Niobrara

Nature Parks

1
night
West Des Moines

West Des Moines
West Des Moines is a city in Polk, Dallas, and Warren counties in the US state of Iowa. To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our West Des Moines online trip builder .

Drive from Niobrara to West Des Moines in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in West Des Moines are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. You will leave for Bloomington on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in West Des Moines

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

1
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Bloomington

Bloomington
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of McLean County, Illinois, United States. To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bloomington visit site .

You can drive from West Des Moines to Bloomington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Bloomington, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toUnion.

Things to do in Bloomington

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Union

Union
Union is a home rule-class city in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Union journey planner.

Getting from Bloomington to Union by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bloomington to Union. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Union

Outdoors Museums Tours

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