25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Kansas City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
5
Garryowen
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h
8
Boise
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Whihala Beach in Whiting (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, stroll around Millennium Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Chicago is minus 16 hours. In September, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Whihala Beach
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio ©
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lotz House Museum and Carter House. Change things up with a short trip to Wynnewood in Castalian Springs (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

Discover how to plan a Nashville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in September: highs in Nashville hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Wynnewood
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Belle Meade Plantation ©
Belle Meade Plantation

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate and Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery (in Fort Leavenworth) and Holladay Distillery (in Weston). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Smithville Lake, steep yourself in history at Union Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Peter, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Stone Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nashville to Kansas City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kansas City are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Independence, Kansas City, Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Holladay Distillery, Jesse James Bank Museum
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
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Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate
Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Smithville Lake ©
Smithville Lake

3
nights
Denver

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Denver Union Station and Molly Brown House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Colorado Springs (Old Colorado City & Garden of the Gods). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Denver. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Garryowen.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

1
night
Garryowen

Garryowen ©
Garryowen is a private town in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. On the 14th (Mon), take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, contemplate the long history of Little Bighorn Battlefield, and then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Company.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Garryowen online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denver to Garryowen. Traveling from Denver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Garryowen, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Garryowen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Crow Agency
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
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Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©
Custer Battlefield Trading Company
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip planning website.

You can drive from Garryowen to Great Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Garryowen in September: highs in Great Falls hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
St. Ann Cathedral ©
St. Ann Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, stroll through Highline Trail, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Great Falls to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freak Alley Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Boise in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in September: high temperatures in Boise hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Freak Alley Gallery ©
Freak Alley Gallery

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Visit Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Visit Pioneer Square and King Street Station for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Langley (Comforts of Whidbey Winery & Double Bluff Brewing Company) and Double Bluff Beach (in Freeland). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and admire the natural beauty at Sunset Hill Park.

Make your Seattle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Boise to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Boise, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Langley, Seahurst Beach Park, Double Bluff Beach
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

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