5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
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Rapid City
— 1 day
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 47°F and lows at 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, then stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City visit website.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Rapid City at 62°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Alex Johnson Mercantile ©
Alex Johnson Mercantile

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On your second day here, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

You can plan Chicago trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Rapid City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Rapid City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Chicago, with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally contemplate the long history of Washington Square Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Philadelphia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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