17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Toledo
— 1 night
2
South Bend
— Few hours
3
Porter
— Few hours
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
5
Wisconsin Dells
— Few hours
6
Rochester
— 1 night
7
Mitchell
— Few hours
8
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
9
Keystone
— 1 night
10
Rapid City
— 1 night
11
Garryowen
— 1 night
12
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
13
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
14
Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
15
Riverton
— 1 night
16
Lincoln
— 1 night
17
Kansas City
— 1 night
18
Saint Louis
— Few hours
19
Indianapolis
— 1 night

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Toledo

Toledo
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Make your Toledo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Mechanicsburg to Toledo is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for South Bend.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Nightlife Museums
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South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our South Bend visit planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to South Bend takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porter.

Things to do in South Bend

Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes ©
Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame

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Porter

Porter ©
Porter is a town in Westchester Township, Porter County, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Indiana Dunes National Park. On the 8th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Indiana Dunes National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Porter trip website.

Traveling by car from South Bend to Porter takes an hour. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Porter sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Porter

Nature Parks
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Indiana Dunes National Park ©
Indiana Dunes National Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adler Planetarium as well as Field Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Porter to Chicago takes an hour. Traveling from Porter in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Chicago. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Cave of the Mounds has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Mon), Head underground at Cave of the Mounds.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wisconsin Dells trip planner.

Drive from Chicago to Wisconsin Dells in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wisconsin Dells when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cave of the Mounds
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Cave of the Mounds
Cave of the Mounds

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Rochester

Rochester
Rochester is a city in the U.S. To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rochester sightseeing planner.

Getting from Wisconsin Dells to Rochester by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. August in Rochester sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mitchell.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Museums Nature
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Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corn Palace. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Corn Palace and then stop by Sweet Fix Candy & Pop Shop.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mitchell tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rochester to Mitchell in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Mitchell

Shopping
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Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

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Badlands National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Badlands Overlook, Roberts Prairie Dog Town and Wall Drug.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Badlands National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mitchell to Badlands National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Wall Drug
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crazy Horse Memorial, Needles Highway, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and other attractions you added.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Keystone trip site.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Keystone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park in August, expect Keystone to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Needles Highway
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Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devils Tower National Monument, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway and Mount Moriah Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City online visit planner.

Rapid City is very close to Keystone. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in August: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Garryowen.

Things to do in Rapid City

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Deadwood, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Devils Tower National Monument, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Adams House ©
Adams House

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Garryowen

Garryowen ©
Garryowen is a private town in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Bighorn Battlefield, Custer Battlefield Trading Company and Custer Battlefield Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Garryowen online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Garryowen by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rapid City in August, Garryowen is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Garryowen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Crow Agency
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Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©
Custer Battlefield Trading Company
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online route maker.

Explore your travel options from Garryowen to Glacier National Park with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lamar Valley, Tower Fall, Wraith Falls, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, admire the landmark architecture of Old Faithful Inn, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yellowstone National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Boiling River ©
Boiling River
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
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.
On the 19th (Wed), cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Riverton.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Riverton

Riverton
Riverton is a city in Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Riverton trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Riverton in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August: high temperatures in Riverton hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for Lincoln.

Things to do in Riverton

Parks Museums Nightlife
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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. You've now added Memorial Stadium to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln route site.

Explore your travel options from Riverton to Lincoln with the Route module. Traveling from Riverton to Lincoln, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riverton in August, Lincoln is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kansas City.
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Memorial Stadium ©
Memorial Stadium

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
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.
Kauffman Stadium has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see where the action happens at Kauffman Stadium.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City trip planner.

Getting from Lincoln to Kansas City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Lincoln in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kansas City, with lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Saint Louis.
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Kauffman Stadium ©
Kauffman Stadium

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gateway Arch as well as St. Louis Ballpark Village. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, thensee the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, and then join in the after-dark buzz at St. Louis Ballpark Village.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saint Louis road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kansas City to Saint Louis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Nightlife Museums
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St. Louis Ballpark Village ©
St. Louis Ballpark Village
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Rocket Fizz.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip builder website.

You can drive from Saint Louis to Indianapolis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Indianapolis is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Shopping
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Rocket Fizz ©
Rocket Fizz

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