60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Marquette
— 7 nights
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Sioux Falls
— 6 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Custer
— 6 nights
Drive
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Deadwood
— 4 nights
Drive
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Medora
— 6 nights
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Missoula
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Great Falls
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 4 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
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Marquette — 7 nights

Marquette is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Marquette County. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Presque Isle Park and Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring). Get some cultural insight at Lakenenland Sculpture Park and Delta County Historical Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marquette: Sand Point Lighthouse (in Escanaba) and Munising (Horseshoe Falls, Wagner Falls, &more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, wander the streets of Downtown Marquette, explore the engaging exhibits at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum, and experience rural life at Jilbert Dairy.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Marquette trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Marquette. June in Marquette sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Sioux Falls.
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Sioux Falls — 6 nights

Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ingalls Homestead - Laura's Living Prairie and St. Joseph Cathedral. Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle and Children's Museum of South Dakota are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sioux Falls: Lake Herman State Park (in Madison), Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes (in De Smet) and Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village (in Mitchell). The adventure continues: hike along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Butterfly House & Aquarium, and immerse yourself in nature at Palisades State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sioux Falls tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Marquette to Sioux Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Marquette to Sioux Falls is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marquette in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sioux Falls: highs are around 80°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Badlands National Park.
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Badlands National Park — 6 nights

Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Badlands National Park and Door Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Notch Trail and Saddle Pass Trail. Go for a jaunt from Badlands National Park to Interior to see Hurley Butte Horseback Riding about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, hike along Castle Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, and take some stellar pictures from Pinnacles Overlook.

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Getting from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Custer.
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Custer — 6 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wind Cave National Park and Rush Mountain Adventure Park. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Windcross Conservancy in Buffalo Gap (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and stop by Things That Rock.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Custer tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Custer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Badlands National Park in June, with highs in Custer at 73°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Deadwood.
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Deadwood — 4 nights

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Escape the urban bustle at Bridal Veil Falls and Deer Mountain Ski Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Adams Museum and Adams House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Deadwood: Roughlock Falls Nature Area (in Savoy) and Roughlock Falls State Nature Area (in Lead). The adventure continues: hike along Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail, get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, and go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Deadwood trip planner.

Traveling by car from Custer to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Custer to Deadwood is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Medora.
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Medora — 6 nights

Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like South Unit and North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame. Escape the urban bustle at North Unit and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Medora: Glendive (Makoshika Dinosaur Museum & Makoshika State Park) and Little Missouri National Grassland (in Watford City). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Mores State Historic Site, and play a few rounds at Bully Pulpit Golf Course.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Medora day trip planning site.

You can drive from Deadwood to Medora in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Medora. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Missoula.
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Missoula — 4 nights

Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Step out of the city life by going to Bison Range and Flathead Lake. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garnet Ghost Town and Miracle of America Museum. Go for a jaunt from Missoula to Alberton to see River Rafting & Tubing about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula, and examine the collection at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Missoula travel tool.

You can fly from Medora to Missoula in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 7 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Escape the urban bustle at Grinnell Glacier and Iceberg Lake Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trail of the Cedars and Two Medicine Lake. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Running Eagle Falls, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and stroll through Granite Park Trail.

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Drive from Missoula to Glacier National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Great Falls.
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Great Falls — 2 nights

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along River's Edge Trail and then admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Great Falls online travel planner.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helena.
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Helena — 3 nights

Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Cathedral of St. Helena and Old Montana Prison Complex are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Gates of the Mountains and Mount Helena. Change things up with a short trip to Grant-Kohrs Ranch in Deer Lodge (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: experience the excitement of Great Northern Carousel and get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helena attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Great Falls to Helena in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Helena sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bozeman.
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Bozeman — 4 nights

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Your inner history buff will appreciate Virginia City National Historic Landmark and Nevada City Ghost Town. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Palisade Falls will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bozeman: Horseback Riding Tours (in Big Sky) and Yellowstone Guidelines (in Livingston). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Gallatin River, explore the stunning scenery at Gallatin Canyon, and take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bozeman route planner.

You can drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Helena in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.
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West Yellowstone — 4 nights

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Step off the beaten path and head to Earthquake Lake and Fishing Charters & Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Lone Peak. Take a break from West Yellowstone with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Big Sky, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Yellowstone, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone online day trip planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in August; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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South Dakota travel guide

4.3
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.
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North Dakota travel guide

4.5
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.
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Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.
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