7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Fall Creek Falls State Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
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Paducah
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
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Columbia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Omaha
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Badlands National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Custer
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
10
Gillette
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Butte

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Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls State Park ©
Fall Creek Falls has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Fall Creek Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fall Creek Falls State Park day trip tool .

Atlanta to Fall Creek Falls State Park is an approximately 3-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Atlanta in December: high temperatures in Fall Creek Falls State Park hover around 51°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Paducah.

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Fall Creek Falls ©
Fall Creek Falls

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Paducah

Paducah
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. Before you visit Paducah, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Fall Creek Falls State Park to Paducah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Paducah are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Columbia.

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Parks Nature Museums

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Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbia attractions planner .

You can drive from Paducah to Columbia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Paducah in December; daily highs in Columbia reach 44°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Kansas City.

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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park ©
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

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Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner.

Getting from Columbia to Kansas City by car takes about 2.5 hours. December in Kansas City sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 28°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), you're off toOmaha.

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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chalco Hills Recreation Area. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Chalco Hills Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Omaha trip website .

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Omaha takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kansas City in December; daily highs in Omaha reach 37°F and lows reach 20°F. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sioux Falls.

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Chalco Hills Recreation Area ©
Chalco Hills Recreation Area

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Sioux Falls itinerary planner .

Drive from Omaha to Sioux Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Omaha in December; daily highs in Sioux Falls reach 30°F and lows reach 13°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Nature

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
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.
You've now added Badlands National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Badlands National Park trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Badlands National Park are 33°F, while nighttime lows are 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Rapid City.

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Badlands National Park
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Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

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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.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City travel site .

Getting from Badlands National Park to Rapid City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rapid City, with lows around 16°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Custer.

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Custer State Park. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Custer vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rapid City to Custer in an hour. In December in Custer, expect temperatures between 34°F during the day and 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gillette.

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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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Gillette

Gillette ©
Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States. Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gillette online attractions planner .

Drive from Custer to Gillette in 2 hours. December in Gillette sees daily highs of 34°F and lows of 12°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Billings.

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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
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Billings

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. For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Billings route site .

Traveling by car from Gillette to Billings takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°F in January, and nighttime lows around 19°F. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Thu).

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