50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Roswell
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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San Antonio
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Savannah
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Orlando
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Miami
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Washington DC
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Philadelphia
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Coeur d'Alene
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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Shop till you drop at Montana Avenue and Third Street Promenade. Annenberg Community Beach House and The Getty Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles journey maker site.

Perth, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. When traveling from Perth in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign and then shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then examine the collection at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner.

Drive from San Diego to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are much warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 9th (Thu), get great views at Lookout Studio, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 38°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe trip builder website.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Roswell

— 1 night
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 12th (Sun), look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51, examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then learn about winemaking at Pecos Flavors Winery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Historic District.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Roswell trip tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Roswell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect Roswell to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Carlsbad Caverns National Park are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral and then stop by La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner.

Getting from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Austin

— 1 night

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 15th (Wed), stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Austin day trip tool.

Drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

New Orleans

— 3 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 17th (Fri), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Royal Street, wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour builder site.

You can drive from Austin to New Orleans in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in July, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Memphis

— 3 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Appreciate the collections at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sun Studio and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Memphis: Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica), Hampson Archeological Museum State Park (in Wilson) and Covington's Historic Square (in Covington). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis online route builder.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Memphis are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville tour planner.

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at High Museum of Art, then shop like a local with National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then walk around Centennial Olympic Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Nashville to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Savannah

— 1 day

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 25th (Sat), learn about all things military at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, don't miss a visit to Signature Gallery, see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah day trip website.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Savannah takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Savannah, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Orlando

— 1 night

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orlando online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll set off for Miami on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Tours

Miami

— 1 night

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Britto Central and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Miami tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. July in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Miami in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Washington DC, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping · Historic Sites

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the long history of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then visit North End, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Boston online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Boston. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip tool.

Getting from Boston to Niagara Falls by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will leave for Chicago on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center and then stroll around Millennium Park.

Plan trip to Chicago with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Chicago by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Niagara Falls in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica.

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

Getting from Chicago to Sioux Falls by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sioux Falls, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Breezy Point Picnic Area, then view the masterpieces at Insideout, and finally do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Keystone vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Keystone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Keystone. Expect little chillier evenings in Keystone when traveling from Sioux Falls in August, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 9th (Sun): stop by Fishing Bridge General Store.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip app.

You can drive from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in August, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Coeur d'Alene

— 1 night
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): shop like a local with The Art Spirit Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene road trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Coeur d'Alene in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Coeur d'Alene: highs are around 34°C and lows about 15°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seattle.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll around Mercer Slough Nature Park, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

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Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August since evenings lows in Seattle dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Baker Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.