25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Interior
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Interior
— 1 night
Drive
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Custer
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Drive to Jackson Hole Airport, Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Redwood National Park
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Barbourville
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Barbourville
— 1 night
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Saint Louis

— 1 night

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 6th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and then walk around Forest Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis travel route planner.

Knoxville to Saint Louis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Interior.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Interior

— 1 night
Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Interior online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint Louis to Interior. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Interior. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Interior, with lows of 54°F. You'll set off for Custer on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Interior

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Presidential Trail (in Keystone) and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). The adventure continues: stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer trip planner.

Getting from Interior to Custer by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Interior in June, with highs in Custer at 73°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

Start your trip to Yellowstone National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Custer in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 17th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Redwood National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June since evenings lows in Redwood National Park dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Traveling by flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, get great views at Father Crowley Vista Point, get great views at Dante's View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, and finally explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 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 27th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, go for a walk through The Trail of Time, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are colder with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barbourville.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Barbourville

— 1 night
Barbourville is a home rule-class city in Knox County, Kentucky, in the United States. On the 30th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site and then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Mountain State Resort Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Barbourville route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Barbourville with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Barbourville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for much warmer nights in Barbourville, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barbourville

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side 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.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.