8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Galena
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
Billings
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Fargo
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Galena

Galena ©
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Grant Park, contemplate the long history of Ulysses S. Grant Home, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., and finally get your game on at Psychic Medium Chris McBrien.

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New York City to Galena is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Galena to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Galena

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Dubuque
Highlights from your plan
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, thensee the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, thenadmire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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You can fly from Galena to Billings in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Galena to Billings, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Galena in August, expect nights in Billings to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
DanWalt Gardens ©
DanWalt Gardens
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

1
night
Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Plains Art Museum, experience rural life at Red River Zoo, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Fargo Air Museum, tee off at Edgewood Golf, thentake an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, and finally let little ones run wild at Lindenwood Park.

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Traveling by flight from Billings to Fargo takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Billings to Fargo is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Fargo are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Fargo

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
Highlights from your plan
Red River Zoo ©
Red River Zoo
Lindenwood Park ©
Lindenwood Park
Drekker Brewing Company ©
Drekker Brewing Company

2
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 17th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at FlyOver America, get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe, get your game on at The Escape Game, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park, and finally look for gifts at Candyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and then get engrossed in the history at Mill City Museum.

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Fly from Fargo to Minneapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fargo in August since evenings lows in Minneapolis dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bloomington
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden ©
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden