31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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Madison
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 4 nights
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Duluth
— 3 nights
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Fargo
— 2 nights
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Bismarck
— 2 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Livingston
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Newberg
— 3 nights
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Portland
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Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum and then sample the fine beverages at Great Lakes Distillery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milwaukee sightseeing planner.

Washington DC to Milwaukee is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Milwaukee reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Madison

— 2 nights

The City of Four Lakes

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): do a tasting at Fisher King Winery.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Madison attractions app.

You can drive from Milwaukee to Madison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Minneapolis

— 4 nights

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Saint Paul and Lakewood Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Minneapolis Institute of Art and Mill City Museum. Go for a jaunt from Minneapolis to Maple Plain to see Baker Park Reserve about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Summit Avenue, get to know the fascinating history of Wabasha Street Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Inbound Brewco, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Mill Ruins Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Madison to Minneapolis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Duluth

— 3 nights

Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas

Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Popular historic sites such as Lakewalk and Split Rock Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Gooseberry Falls State Park and Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive. Step out of Duluth with an excursion to Onyx Beach in Silver Bay--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Park Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Congdon Park, and grab your bike and head to Willard Munger State Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Duluth trip website.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Duluth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. In June, Duluth is slightly colder than Minneapolis - with highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fargo

— 2 nights
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. On the 7th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Bluestem Prairie Preserve and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Junkyard Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville and then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fargo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Duluth to Fargo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Duluth in June, expect Fargo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 56°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Fargo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bismarck

— 2 nights
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. On the 9th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, then get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Buffalo Statue, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Laughing Sun Brewing Co.. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Keelboat Park and then enjoy some diversion at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.

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Traveling by car from Fargo to Bismarck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daytime highs in Bismarck are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Keystone tour itinerary site.

Drive from Bismarck to Keystone in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bismarck in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Livingston.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Livingston

— 2 nights
Livingston is a city and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States. On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Yellowstone Gateway Museum, then examine the collection at Livingston Depot Center, and then walk around Sacajawea Park. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Chico Hot Springs.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Livingston holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Keystone to Livingston takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Livingston are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Livingston

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
On the 14th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and then trek along Natural Bridge Trail.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Livingston to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Livingston in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Wildlife Art and Mormon Row Historic District. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Moose (Chapel of the Sacred Heart & Chapel of the Transfiguration). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Town Square, take in the views from Snake River Bridge, and cast your line with Jackson National Fish Hatchery.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jackson Hole online visit planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Bend.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bend

— 2 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at High Desert Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of City of Sisters and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cascade Street Distillery.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bend holiday planner.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Bend by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Jackson Hole to Bend is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bend when traveling from Jackson Hole in June, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Newberg.

Things to do in Bend

Museums · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Newberg

— 3 nights
Newberg is a city in Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adelsheim Vineyard and Natalies Estate Winery. Take a break from the city and head to Sokol Blosser Winery and Champoeg State Heritage Park. The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Domaine Serene, and identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Newberg day trip site.

You can drive from Bend to Newberg in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bend in June since evenings lows in Newberg dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Newberg

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, then take a memorable tour with Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portland trip maker.

Traveling by car from Newberg to Portland takes an hour. In June in Portland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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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.