27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Canonsburg
— 3 nights
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Madison
— 1 night
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Wall
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
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Custer
— 1 night
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Crazy Horse
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Deadwood
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Powell
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Almo
— 1 night
Drive to Joslin Field Magic Valley Regional Airport, Fly to Reno
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Reno
— 5 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
Fly to Philadelphia International Airport, Drive to Royersford

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Canonsburg

— 3 nights
Canonsburg is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18mi southwest of Pittsburgh. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Canonsburg: Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village (in Avella), Round Hill Park (in Elizabeth) and Nemacolin Castle (in Brownsville). There's lots more to do: trek along Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch, stroll around South Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Peters Lake Park, and experience rural life at Triple B Farms.

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

Royersford to Canonsburg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Royersford in September since evenings lows in Canonsburg dip to 51°F. You will leave for Madison on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Canonsburg

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Madison

— 1 night

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Madison tour app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canonsburg to Madison. The time zone difference when traveling from Canonsburg to Madison is minus 1 hour. September in Madison sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Wall.
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Wall

— 1 night
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Wall travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Madison to Wall in 11.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madison to Wall, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madison in September, you will find days in Wall are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). You will leave for Badlands National Park on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Wall

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Badlands National Park

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.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall and then explore and take pictures at Loop Road.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park road trip site.

Badlands National Park is just a stone's throw from Wall. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Custer trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Custer in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in September: highs in Custer hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 45°F. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Crazy Horse

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Crazy Horse trip planner.

Crazy Horse is just a stone's throw from Custer. In September, daily temperatures in Crazy Horse can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. You'll set off for Deadwood on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Nature · Parks · Museums

Deadwood

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio, then admire all the interesting features of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and then appreciate the history behind Tatanka: Story of the Bison.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Deadwood day trip planner.

You can drive from Crazy Horse to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Crazy Horse to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Powell.

Things to do in Deadwood

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Powell

— 1 night
Powell is a city in Park County, Wyoming, United States. To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Powell trip app.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Powell takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Deadwood to Powell, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Powell

Museums · Shopping

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Powell to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Powell in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout. Keep things going the next day: hike along Jenny Lake Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Almo.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Almo

— 1 night
Almo is a very small unincorporated community in Cassia County, Idaho, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes City Of Rocks National Reserve. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at City Of Rocks National Reserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Almo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Almo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Almo to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Almo

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Reno

— 5 nights

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reno: Gatekeeper's Museum (in Tahoe City), South Lake Tahoe (Tallac Historic Site & Vikingsholm) and Nevada State Museum (in Carson City). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk, kick back and relax at Sand Harbor, and see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Reno trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Almo to Reno. The time zone difference when traveling from Almo to Reno is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Almo in September; daily highs in Reno reach 83°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Rim Dr and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Reno to Crater Lake National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Crater Lake National Park can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Seattle

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle attractions website.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Seattle takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days in Seattle, with highs around 63°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): trek along Second Beach Trail and then take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Olympic National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Olympic National Park, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Venture out of the city with trips to Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Sokol Blosser Winery (in Dundee) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Portland. When traveling from Olympic National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.