8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Powell
— 1 night
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
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Omaha
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 1 day
Fly
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Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly to Jacksonville International Airport, Drive to Lake City

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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
You've now added Blacktail Ponds Overlook to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blacktail Ponds Overlook and then take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park itinerary maker app.

McCall to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
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Yellowstone National Park

— 1 day

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 Lower Geyser Basin, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. On the 27th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Powell.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Powell

— 1 night
Powell is a city in Park County, Wyoming, United States. For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Powell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Powell takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Powell at 57°F and lows at 37°F. You'll set off for Badlands National Park on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Powell

Museums · Shopping

Badlands National Park

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Loop Road.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Powell to Badlands National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Powell in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Badlands National Park, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Lincoln.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Lincoln

— 1 night
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of American Speed, then ponder the world of politics at Nebraska State Capitol, and then admire the striking features of Saint Mary Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip builder.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Lincoln by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lincoln when traveling from Badlands National Park in October, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Museums

Omaha

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha trip itinerary website.

Getting from Lincoln to Omaha by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Saint Louis

— 1 day

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Omaha to Saint Louis in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

Plan my day in Nashville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · 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.