8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 30​min
1
Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Duluth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Bismarck
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
4
Glacier National Park
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h
5
Boise
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Traverse City
— 1 day
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Wisconsin Dells

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Laser Warfare and then see the interesting displays at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip planning app .

Philadelphia to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Wisconsin Dells due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in June; daily highs in Wisconsin Dells reach 77°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Zipline
Room Escape Games

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
On the 2nd (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Amnicon Falls State Park, see the interesting displays at Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, and then kick back and relax at Park Point.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Duluth tour planning website .

Getting from Wisconsin Dells to Duluth by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July: highs in Duluth hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Duluth

Parks Beaches Nature

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Amnicon Falls State Park
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Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park
Park Point ©
Park Point

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, and then meet the residents at The Dakota Zoo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bismarck online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Duluth to Bismarck. When traveling from Duluth in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Bismarck, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park ©
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, stroll through Highline Trail, and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

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Explore your travel options from Bismarck to Glacier National Park with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bismarck in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Glacier National Park, with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 5th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at Boise Escape, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ridge to River Trail System.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise online trip maker .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Boise in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect Boise to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors
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World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park, find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Boise to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Boise in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Rapid City, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

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Traverse City

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour and then trek along Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Traverse City online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Traverse City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City to Traverse City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rapid City in July, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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