11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Sioux Falls
— Few hours
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
4
Cheyenne
— 1 night
5
Omaha
— 1 day
6
Chicago
— 3 nights

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll around Falls Park and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sioux Falls trip site.

Des Plaines to Sioux Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Falls Park ©
Falls Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, and then get in on the family fun at Storybook Island. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, look for gifts at Alex Johnson Mercantile, and then make a trip to Dinosaur Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Rapid City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Rapid City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

Fly from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Rapid City in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cheyenne tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Cheyenne in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Cheyenne reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum ©
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum

1
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Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 26th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo and then take an in-depth tour of The Durham Museum.

Plan trip to Omaha with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Cheyenne to Omaha takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cheyenne to Omaha. Traveling from Cheyenne in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Omaha. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Omaha

Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
The Durham Museum ©
The Durham Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, stroll around Millennium Park, thenexplore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Omaha to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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