22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Custer
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Custer
— 3 nights
Fly
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Eugene
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly
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Boise
— 1 night
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Bismarck Municipal Airport
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Bismarck
— 1 night
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Custer

— 3 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Custer is known for nature, scenic drive, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Custer holiday tool.

Kingsport to Custer is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kingsport to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kingsport in July; daily highs in Custer reach 80°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Eugene.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Eugene

— 2 nights
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): walk around Fitton Green Natural Area, examine the collection at The Historic Carousel and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Albany Regional Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Delta Ponds City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at Down to Earth Home, Garden, & Gift, take in nature's colorful creations at Owen Rose Garden, then awaken your taste buds at Cork and Barrel - Tours, and finally walk around Pre's Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Eugene trip app.

You can fly from Custer to Eugene in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Custer to Eugene. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in July: highs in Eugene hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

Before you visit Seattle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Eugene to Seattle by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Eugene in July, expect nights in Seattle to be somewhat warmer, around 60°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Lucky Peak State Park, then look for gifts at Cravin's Candy Emporium, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally appreciate the history behind Idaho State Capitol Building.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Boise holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Boise in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Boise due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boise: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

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.
On the 16th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, then take a thrilling spin around the area with an ATV tour, and then see what you can catch with Rocky Mountain Outfitters. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then don't miss a visit to Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City route maker tool.

Getting from Boise to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 19th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, stroll around Indian Garden, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colorado Springs: Cañon City (Skyline Drive & River Rafting & Tubing) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline, and get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 11 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): have fun at Universal Playground/ Eagles Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bismarck driving holiday planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colorado Springs to Bismarck. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Bismarck due to the time zone difference. In July in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.