60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Orlando
— 1 night
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Mobile
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Jackson
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Little Rock
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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San Antonio
— 2 nights
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Teec Nos Pos
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Eureka
— 1 night
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Portland
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Forks
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Seattle
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Coeur d'Alene
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Bozeman
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Yellowstone National Park
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Keystone
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Rapid City
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Bismarck
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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 find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Orlando online tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Orlando is minus 5 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Orlando reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. You'll set off for Mobile on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Mobile

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mobile Bay as well as Spot of Tea's Segway Tours, Rentals & Sales. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise the town with Spot of Tea's Segway Tours, Rentals & Sales, then stroll around Spanish Plaza Park, then brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Mobile Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mobile route builder website.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Mobile takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mobile, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Audubon Zoo, Happiness Bayou Tours and City Segway Tours New Orleans. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sights in a new way with City Segway Tours New Orleans, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then get a dose of the wild on Happiness Bayou Tours, then walk around New Orleans City Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

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Traveling by car from Mobile to New Orleans takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mobile in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Jackson.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Historic Sites

Jackson

— 1 night
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. LeFleur's Bluff State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at LeFleur's Bluff State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson vacation maker website.

Getting from New Orleans to Jackson by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Jackson, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Memphis.

Things to do in Jackson

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your 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.
You've added Bluff City Balloons, Memphis Zoo, Big River Crossing, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Graceland.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for Little Rock on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Memphis

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Adventure

Little Rock

— 2 nights

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 404 Tour Co. as well as Anthony Chapel.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Little Rock driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Memphis to Little Rock in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Little Rock are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Oklahoma City

— 2 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, then take a stroll through Bricktown, and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City trip planning tool.

You can drive from Little Rock to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Dallas

— 2 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dallas Segway Tours. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Dallas World Aquarium and then see the sights in a new way with Dallas Segway Tours.

Find out how to plan Dallas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oklahoma City in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Dallas. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

San Antonio

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rio San Antonio Cruises. On the 17th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at The Alamo and then get from here to there with Rio San Antonio Cruises.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dallas to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albuquerque.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Albuquerque

— 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Albuquerque takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Albuquerque is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in May, expect Albuquerque to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 12°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

Glenwood Springs

— 3 nights
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Maroon Lake Scenic Trail as well as Rocky Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and then examine the collection at Frontier Historical Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glenwood Springs online holiday planner.

Fly from Albuquerque to Glenwood Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Albuquerque in May: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park

— 1 night

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tower of Babel as well as Arches Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get all the information you need at Arches Visitor Center and then explore the striking landscape at Tower of Babel.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Arches National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in May, you will find days in Arches National Park are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (11°C). On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks

Teec Nos Pos

Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Teec Nos Pos online trip builder.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Teec Nos Pos in 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Arches National Park in May since evenings lows in Teec Nos Pos dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Las Vegas.
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Desert Adventures, Fremont Street Experience and Segway Las Vegas. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route builder website.

Getting from Teec Nos Pos to Las Vegas by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Teec Nos Pos to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Teec Nos Pos in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim as well as Grandview Point. On the 30th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get great views at Grandview Point.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks

Phoenix

— 2 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Your day by day itinerary now includes Riverbound Sports, Salt River Rafting and Papago Park. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain and then stroll around Papago Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with Salt River Rafting and then gear up at Riverbound Sports.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix journey website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, things will get warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

San Diego

— 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nation Tours - San Diego Segway Tours, Gaslamp Quarter, Trident Divers, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Studio Tour, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Hills, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Downtown Disney District). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kings Canyon National Park as well as General Sherman Tree. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree and then explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls as well as Valley View. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get great views at Valley View and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online route builder.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 7°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lands End as well as Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Eureka.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Eureka

— 1 night
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Eureka vacation builder website.

Drive from San Francisco to Eureka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Eureka hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Portland.

Things to do in Eureka

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portland journey planner.

Traveling by car from Eureka to Portland takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Eureka in June: highs in Portland hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Forks.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Shopping

Forks

Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. You've now added Twilight Tours by Team Forks to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the top attractions with Twilight Tours by Team Forks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Forks tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portland to Forks in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Portland in June, expect Forks to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Seattle.

Things to do in Forks

Tours
Highlights from your trip

Seattle

— 1 night

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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip tool.

Getting from Forks to Seattle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Forks in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

Coeur d'Alene

— 1 night
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point as well as Tubbs Hill Nature Trails. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Coeur d'Alene takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Coeur d'Alene, with lows of 12°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bozeman.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks · Wildlife

Bozeman

— 2 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman road trip app.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Bozeman in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Bozeman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in June, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Bozeman. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monument Geyser Basin, Norris Geyser Basin and Upper Geyser Basin. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, and then get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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.
To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Keystone online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Keystone to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 10°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

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 26th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens and then find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City online visit planner.

Rapid City is just a short distance from Keystone. Traveling from Keystone in June, Rapid City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stop by North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, get a sense of history and politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, then explore the activities along Keelboat Park, and finally explore the activities along Missouri River. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Custer House, let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and then steep yourself in history at On-A-Slant Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bismarck trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Bismarck in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rapid City to Bismarck, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Bismarck can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.