40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Milwaukee
— Few hours
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Fort Wayne
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
8
Alcova
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Cheyenne
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
10
Philippi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Berkeley Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
12
Vincennes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Indianapolis
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
Ripon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Mauston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
16
Eau Claire
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
17
Monticello
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Denver

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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 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joan of Arc Chapel, and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee tour itinerary planner .

Denver to Milwaukee is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Milwaukee, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
St. Joan of Arc Chapel ©
St. Joan of Arc Chapel

4
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.
Get outdoors at Uncle Tom's Trail and Mud Volcano. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Loop Road and Artist Point. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Milwaukee to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Milwaukee in November, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (33°F), and nights are cooler (12°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get outdoors at Jenny Lake and Oxbow Bend. Step off the beaten path and head to Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and Jenny Lake Trail. Spend the 26th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Mangelsen Images of Nature, take in the awesome beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, and explore the striking landscape of Teton Point Turnout.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole driving holiday planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2 hours. In November, Jackson Hole is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 39°F and lows of 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

1
day
Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne ©
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, see the interesting displays at National Automotive and Truck Museum (NATMUS), then examine the collection at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, and finally stop by DeBrand Fine Chocolates.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fort Wayne trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Fort Wayne in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Jackson Hole to Fort Wayne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jackson Hole in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Fort Wayne: highs are around 50°F and lows about 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Auburn
Highlights from your plan
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo ©
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
DeBrand Fine Chocolates ©
DeBrand Fine Chocolates

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolly Sods and then head outdoors with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides.

Before you visit Davis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Fort Wayne to Davis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Fort Wayne in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Davis, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides, Dolly Sods
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Water Country USA. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a splash at Water Country USA, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then look for gifts at Yankee Candle Company, then contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement, then browse the exhibits of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, then admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Davis to Williamsburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Davis in December: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 56°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
You've now added Thoroughgood House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Thoroughgood House, then examine the collection at Military Aviation Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. December in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Alcova.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Thoroughgood House ©
Thoroughgood House

1
night
Alcova

Alcova ©
Alcova is a census-designated place (CDP) in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. You've now added Independence Rock State Historic Site to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Martin's Cove, explore the striking landscape at Independence Rock State Historic Site, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Backwards Distilling Company.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Alcova trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Virginia Beach to Alcova. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Virginia Beach in December, with highs in Alcova at 33°F and lows at 13°F. On the 6th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Alcova

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Backwards Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Independence Rock State Historic Site ©
Backwards Distilling Company ©
Backwards Distilling Company

3
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. You've now added Wyoming State Capitol to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Wyoming State Capitol. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Farm at Lee Martinez Park, trek along Poudre River Trail, and then look for gifts at The Wrangler.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheyenne holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alcova to Cheyenne takes 3 hours. Traveling from Alcova in December, expect nights in Cheyenne to be about the same, around 17°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Laramie, Abbey of St. Walburga, The Farm at Lee Martinez Park, Poudre River Trail
Highlights from your plan
The Farm at Lee Martinez Park ©
The Farm at Lee Martinez Park
Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West

1
night
Philippi

Philippi ©
Philippi is a city in — and the county seat of — Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. Adaland Mansion has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, stop by Artworks, then stroll the grounds of Grafton National Cemetery, and finally admire the striking features of Adaland Mansion.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Philippi trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Cheyenne to Philippi with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Cheyenne in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Philippi: highs are around 46°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philippi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Artworks, Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Grafton National Cemetery, Lambert's Vintage Wines
Highlights from your plan
Grafton National Cemetery ©
Grafton National Cemetery
Elkins Depot Welcome Center ©
Elkins Depot Welcome Center
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

3
nights
Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs ©
Berkeley Springs is a town in, and the county seat of, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle. Berkeley Springs Castle has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Frederick State Park, examine the collection at C&O Canal National Historical Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Berkeley Springs Castle.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Berkeley Springs vacation website .

You can drive from Philippi to Berkeley Springs in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Berkeley Springs can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Frederick State Park, Antietam National Battlefield, C&O Canal National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
C&O Canal National Historical Park ©
Fort Frederick State Park ©
Fort Frederick State Park

3
nights
Vincennes

Vincennes ©
Vincennes is a city in and the county seat of Knox County, Indiana, United States. You've now added George Rogers Clark National Historical Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Immaculate conception, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, and finally do a tasting at Winzerwald Winery.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vincennes trip app .

Drive from Berkeley Springs to Vincennes in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Berkeley Springs to Vincennes is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Vincennes can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vincennes

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monastery Immaculate conception, St Joseph's Church, Winzerwald Winery, Saint Meinrad Archabbey
Highlights from your plan
Winzerwald  Winery ©
Winzerwald Winery
Saint Meinrad Archabbey ©
Saint Meinrad Archabbey

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nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Indiana War Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Shades State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Exotic Feline Rescue Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Indianapolis online holiday builder .

Getting from Vincennes to Indianapolis by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Nashville, Exotic Feline Rescue Center, Shades State Park, Mallow Run Winery
Highlights from your plan
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Rhythm! Discovery Center ©
Rhythm! Discovery Center
Indiana War Memorial ©
Indiana War Memorial

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Ripon

Ripon ©
Ripon is a city in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Little White School House, Birthplace of the Republican Party. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Little White School House, Birthplace of the Republican Party.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Ripon online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Indianapolis to Ripon. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Indianapolis in December, expect Ripon to be slightly colder, temps between 30°F and 19°F. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ripon

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poynette, Horicon Marsh
Highlights from your plan
MacKenzie Center ©
MacKenzie Center
Rock N Wool Winery ©
Rock N Wool Winery

1
night
Mauston

Mauston ©
Mauston is a city in and the county seat of Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Woodside Sports Complex. On the 22nd (Sat), stop by Humbird Cheese Mart and then enjoy some diversion at Woodside Sports Complex.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mauston trip maker tool .

Drive from Ripon to Mauston in 1.5 hours. December in Mauston sees daily highs of 30°F and lows of 16°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mauston

Wildlife Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Humbird Cheese Mart, Baraboo Bluff Winery, Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery ©
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery
Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area ©
Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area
Baraboo Bluff Winery ©
Baraboo Bluff Winery

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Eau Claire

Eau Claire ©
Eau Claire is a city in Chippewa and Eau Claire counties in the west-central part of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, then do a tasting at Flower Valley Vineyard, and then identify plant and animal life at National Eagle Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Abe Trail, examine the collection at Winona National Bank, and then explore the world behind art at Minnesota Marine Art Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Eau Claire online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Mauston to Eau Claire in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Eau Claire are 27°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eau Claire

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Winona, National Eagle Center, Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, Old Abe Trail, Flower Valley Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Flower Valley Vineyard ©
Flower Valley Vineyard

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Monticello

Monticello ©
Monticello is a city in Union Township, White County, Indiana, United States. Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Thu), cool off at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, see the interesting displays at The Monon Connection Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Whyte Horse Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, then look for gifts at Albanese Candy Factory, and then contemplate the long history of Cedar Lake Historical Association Museum.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Monticello tour planning website .

Explore your travel options from Eau Claire to Monticello with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Eau Claire to Monticello due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Eau Claire in December, things will get a bit warmer in Monticello: highs are around 37°F and lows about 24°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monticello

Theme Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

The Monon Connection Museum, Carpenter Creek Cellars, Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, Cedar Lake Historical Association Museum, Albanese Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
Carpenter Creek Cellars ©
Carpenter Creek Cellars
Whyte Horse Winery ©
Whyte Horse Winery

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