32 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

32 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Kansas City, United States
— 2 nights
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Omaha, United States
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Sioux Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Wall, United States
— 2 nights
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Sturgis, United States
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Hill City, United States
— 3 nights
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Billings, United States
— 1 night
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Whitefish, United States
— 6 nights
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Glacier National Park, United States
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Cardston, Canada
— 2 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
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Great Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Casper, United States
— 1 night
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Denver, United States
— 2 nights
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Kansas City, United States

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Tom's Town Distilling Co..

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip planning site.

Bentonville to Kansas City is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Omaha.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

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Omaha, United States

Gateway to the West

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Omaha trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Omaha takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Kansas City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Omaha, with lows around 67°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Sioux Falls, United States

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. On the 3rd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral and then walk around Falls Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sioux Falls trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Omaha to Sioux Falls by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Omaha in July since evenings lows in Sioux Falls dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites · Parks

Wall, United States

— 2 nights
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Wall Drug, get engrossed in the history at Delta-09 Missile Silo, and then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wall online trip planner.

Getting from Sioux Falls to Wall by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Wall, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, you will find days in Wall are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sturgis.

Things to do in Wall

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Sturgis, United States

Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Black Hill National Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sturgis trip builder app.

Drive from Wall to Sturgis in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Wall in July: highs in Sturgis hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hill City.

Things to do in Sturgis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Hill City, United States

— 3 nights
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Explore Hill City's surroundings by going to Custer (Iron Mountain Road & Custer State Park). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hill City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sturgis to Hill City takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sturgis to Hill City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sturgis in July since evenings lows in Hill City dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Billings.

Things to do in Hill City

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Billings, United States

— 1 night
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Billings trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Hill City to Billings in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hill City in July, with highs in Billings at 89°F and lows at 60°F. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Whitefish.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Whitefish, United States

— 6 nights
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Polson (Sacajawea Park & Flathead Lake), National Bison Range (in Moiese) and West Glacier (Glacier National Park & River Rafting & Tubing). Spend the 11th (Sun) on two wheels at Whitefish Mountain Resort. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Glacier Distilling Company, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Great Northern Brewing Company, take an in-depth tour of Conrad Mansion, and explore the landscape on two wheels at The Whitefish Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Whitefish trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Billings to Whitefish in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Billings in July since evenings lows in Whitefish dip to 49°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cardston.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Cardston, Canada

— 2 nights
Cardston is a town in southwest Alberta, Canada. On the 19th (Mon), examine the collection at Courthouse Museum, get engrossed in the history at Remington Carriage Museum, and then make a trip to Cardston Alberta Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Waterton Village, then explore the activities along Cameron Lake, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cardston trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier National Park to Cardston. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you will find days in Cardston are little chillier (79°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Cardston

Museums · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Calgary, Canada

— 2 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): walk around Prince's Island Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Glenbow Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower, then stroll around Fort Calgary, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Calgary visit planning tool.

You can drive from Cardston to Calgary in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Calgary are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

Banff National Park, Canada

— 6 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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, trek along Lake Agnes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bow Glacier Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Banff National Park, with lows of 42°F. You'll set off for Great Falls on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Great Falls, United States

— 1 night
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Falls trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Great Falls takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, Great Falls is somewhat warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 86°F and lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Great Falls

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Casper, United States

— 1 night
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stop by Ugly Bug Fly Shop, then steep yourself in history at Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, and then trek along Platte River Trails.

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Explore your travel options from Great Falls to Casper with the Route module. In July in Casper, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Casper

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Denver, United States

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 30th (Fri), look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, stop by Hotel de Paris Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and finally explore the activities along Crown Hill Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Denver online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Casper to Denver. Traveling from Casper in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Denver, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

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.