49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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Zion
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
— 5 nights
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Menomonee Falls
— 3 nights
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Omaha
— 1 night
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Interior
— 1 night
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Wall
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 4 nights
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Evansville
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Cody
— 1 night
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Billings
Fly to Hector International Airport, Drive to Grand Forks
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Grand Forks
— 3 nights
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Bismarck
— 2 nights
Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Hastings
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Hastings
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Zion
— 3 nights
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Chicago
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Zion — 3 nights

Zion is a city in Lake County, Illinois, United States. You've now added Illinois Beach State Park to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zion: Geneva Lake Shore Path (in Lake Geneva), Volo Auto Museum (in Volo) and Racine (SC Johnson Headquarters & Matt's Produce). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kenosha Public Museum, walk around Bowen Park, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great America, and learn about all things military at Civil War Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion trip planner.

North Chicago to Zion is an approximately half hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.
Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Milwaukee — 5 nights

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Take a break from Milwaukee with a short trip to Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, stop by Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, and contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Milwaukee trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Zion to Milwaukee in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Milwaukee are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Menomonee Falls.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Menomonee Falls — 3 nights

Menomonee Falls is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States, and is part of the Greater Milwaukee area. On the 23rd (Sat), stroll around Pewaukee Lakefront Park and then stop by Cabela's. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Monches Flower Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Hill, then experience rural life at Basse's Taste of Country Farm Market, and finally walk around Rotary Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Menomonee Falls holiday planner.

Menomonee Falls is just a stone's throw from Milwaukee. In May, daily temperatures in Menomonee Falls can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Springfield.
Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Springfield — 1 night

Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, then take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally stroll around Union Square Park.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Springfield tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Menomonee Falls to Springfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Menomonee Falls in May; daily highs in Springfield reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Omaha.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Omaha — 1 night

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 26th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Kanesville Tabernacle, then listen to music at Henry Doorly Zoo, and then get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Omaha trip itinerary site.

Fly from Springfield to Omaha in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Omaha sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Interior.
Nightlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
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Interior — 1 night

Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. On the 27th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Oglala Lakota College Historical Center.

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

Traveling by car from Omaha to Interior takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Omaha in May, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Interior. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Wall.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Wall — 2 nights

Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 28th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, take some stellar pictures from Yellow Mounds Overlook, take some stellar pictures from Pinnacles Overlook, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Panorama Point Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

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You can drive from Interior to Wall in an hour. May in Wall sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Deadwood.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Shopping
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Deadwood — 4 nights

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Change things up with these side-trips from Deadwood: Devils Tower National Monument (in Devils Tower) and Custer (Sylvan Lake, Black Hills National Forest, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Scott Jacobs Studio, and get engrossed in the history at Adams House.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Deadwood tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wall to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Wall in May, expect nights in Deadwood to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Evansville.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Evansville — 3 nights

Evansville is a town in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tate Geological Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Douglas WWII P.O.W. Camp, take an in-depth tour of Pioneer Memorial Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ayres Natural Bridge, and finally examine the collection at The Bishop House.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Evansville online journey builder.

Drive from Deadwood to Evansville in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Evansville is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Deadwood in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Evansville: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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Jackson Hole — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing and then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art. On the next day, make a trip to Town Square, then take in the views from Snake River Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Evansville to Jackson Hole takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Evansville in June, expect Jackson Hole to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
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Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the activities along Shoshone Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cody.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Cody — 1 night

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stop by Sierra Trading Post and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Cody trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. In June, Cody is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Billings.
Museums · Parks · Shopping

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. On the 15th (Mon), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Billings trip planner.

Getting from Cody to Billings by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Billings are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Forks.
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Grand Forks — 3 nights

Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. Explore Grand Forks' surroundings by going to Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (in Moorhead), Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox (in Bemidji) and Fargo (Plains Art Museum, Red River Zoo, &more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Widman's Candy Shop, appreciate the history behind Flood Memorial Monument, and deepen your understanding at University of North Dakota.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Forks route builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Billings to Grand Forks. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Billings to Grand Forks. In June, daily temperatures in Grand Forks can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bismarck.
Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Bismarck — 2 nights

Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for gifts at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, grab your bike and head to Keelboat Park, then get to know the resident critters at The Dakota Zoo, and finally explore the activities along Missouri River. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of On-A-Slant Village and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

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

Getting from Grand Forks to Bismarck by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hastings.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Fun & Games
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Hastings — 2 nights

Hastings is a city in Dakota and Washington counties, in the U.S. state of Minnesota, near the confluence of the Mississippi, Vermillion, and St. On the 22nd (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, immerse yourself in nature at Afton State Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox - Minnesota. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, then examine the collection at Red Wing Shoes, and then immerse yourself in nature at Willow River State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hastings journey website.

Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Hastings with the Route module. Traveling from Bismarck in June, Hastings is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Minneapolis.
Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game, then enjoy some diversion at Target Field, then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and finally have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America. On your second day here, stroll around Minnehaha Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hastings to Minneapolis takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion.
Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Zion — 3 nights

You've now added Illinois Beach State Park to your itinerary. On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Illinois Railway Museum, stroll through Wildlife Discovery Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Illinois Beach State Park. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Gurnee Mills, then make a splash at KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort, then get lost in a book at Fremont Public Library, and finally look for gifts at Oh Olive.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zion route planner.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Zion in 6 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zion, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
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Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, and get in on the family fun at Navy Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chicago planning website.

You can drive from Zion to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Chicago. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.