8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Wausau
— Few hours
2
North Platte
— 1 day
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Denver
— 1 night

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Wausau

Wausau ©
Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, examine the collection at Yawkey House Museum, examine the collection at Woodson History Center, thenadmire the majestic nature at Rib Mountain State Park, thentake a peaceful walk through Nine Mile Forest, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Peak.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wausau trip itinerary maker tool.

Appleton to Wausau is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to North Platte.

Things to do in Wausau

Parks Museums Nature
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Rib Mountain State Park ©
Rib Mountain State Park
Granite Peak ©
Granite Peak
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum ©
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

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day
North Platte

North Platte ©
North Platte is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): walk around Cody Park, examine the collection at Lincoln County Historical Museum, admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, thencontemplate the long history of Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard, thensee the interesting displays at Cody Park Railroad Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fort Cody Trading Post.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the North Platte journey site.

You can drive from Wausau to North Platte in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Wausau, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in North Platte, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in North Platte

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort McPherson National Cemetery
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Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park ©
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Fort McPherson National Cemetery ©
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard ©
Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll explore and learn at Tusayan Museum and Yavapai Geology Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rim Trail and Lipan Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Hermit Road, stroll through Tanner Trail, trek along Tusayan Ruin Walk, and cruise along Point Imperial Drive.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from North Platte to Grand Canyon National Park in 15 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from North Platte to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from North Platte in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): play a few rounds at Topgolf Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, get curious at Bodies The Exhibition, thenget engrossed in the history at Titanic, thenenjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, have fun at Machine Guns Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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night
Denver

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 16th (Sun), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, thenexamine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally see the interesting displays at Forney Museum of Transportation.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Denver due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Denver at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
Forney Museum of Transportation ©
Forney Museum of Transportation

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