20 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

20 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Park City, United States
— 1 night
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Evanston, United States
— 1 night
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Drive to Salt Lake City International Airport, Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Custer
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Custer, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Rapid City, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sioux Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Winnipeg, Canada
— 1 night
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Saskatoon, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Edmonton, Canada
— 1 night
Drive
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 1 night
Fly to Great Falls International Airport, Drive to Helena
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Helena, United States
— 1 day
Drive
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Butte, United States
— 1 night
Drive to Missoula International Airport, Fly to Salt Lake City International Airport
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 1 night
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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Park City, United States

— 1 night
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Park City visit planning website.

New York City to Park City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Park City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Park City: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 21°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Evanston.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Evanston, United States

— 1 night
Evanston is a city in and the county seat of Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Chinese Joss House Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Bear River State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Evanston online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Park City to Evanston in 1.5 hours. November in Evanston sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 24°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Evanston

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Custer, United States

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area, then take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Insideout.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Custer travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Evanston to Custer with the Route module. In November, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Rapid City, United States

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

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 14th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then fly down the slopes at Deer Mountain Ski Area, and finally view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rapid City trip planning app.

Drive from Custer to Rapid City in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in November, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sioux Falls, United States

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll around Falls Park, then don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica, and then trek along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls travel route planning site.

Getting from Rapid City to Sioux Falls by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Sioux Falls is 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Sioux Falls can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Winnipeg, Canada

— 1 night

Gateway to the West

At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Royal Canadian Mint, then admire the natural beauty at Assiniboine Park, and then stroll through Leo Mol Sculpture Garden.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Winnipeg trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Winnipeg by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Sioux Falls, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Winnipeg, ranging from highs of 33°F to lows of 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saskatoon.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Parks · Shopping · Museums

Saskatoon, Canada

— 1 night

Paris of the Prairies

Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon remains compact and manageable enough for easy exploration on foot or by bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): look for gifts at Midtown, see the interesting displays at Western Development Museum, and then browse the exhibits of Nutana Collegiate Memorial Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saskatoon trip maker app.

You can fly from Winnipeg to Saskatoon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Winnipeg in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saskatoon, with lows around 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Saskatoon

Shopping · Museums

Edmonton, Canada

— 1 night

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
On the 19th (Thu), stop by Greenland Garden Centre and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Island National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edmonton trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Saskatoon to Edmonton in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saskatoon to Edmonton, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Edmonton are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Jasper National Park, Canada

— 1 night
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, then look for gifts at Candy Bears' Lair, and finally explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°F in November, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Banff National Park, Canada

— 2 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, then fly down the slopes at SkiBig3 Adventure Hub, and finally look for gifts at Banff Candy Store. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, and then stroll through Lake Agnes.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in November, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 14°F, while days are little chillier, around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Calgary, Canada

— 1 night

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 23rd (Mon), grab your bike and head to Calgary Pathway System, explore the activities along Bow River, and then take a stroll around The New Central Library.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Calgary online travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Traveling from Banff National Park in November, expect nights in Calgary to be about the same, around 19°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helena.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Helena, United States

— 1 day
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gates of the Mountains.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helena trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Calgary to Helena with the Route module. Traveling from Calgary in November, you will find days in Helena are somewhat warmer (43°F), and nights are about the same (23°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Butte.

Things to do in Helena

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Butte, United States

— 1 night
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Ringing Rocks, then take some stellar pictures from Berkeley Pit, and then get out on two wheels at Copper Canyon Harley Davidson.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Butte route planner.

Getting from Helena to Butte by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Helena in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°F in Butte. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Butte

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Salt Lake City, United States

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): browse the different shops at City Creek Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Butte to Salt Lake City. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Butte in November: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 54°F and lows are around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Museums

Las Vegas, United States

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take a stroll through The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.