28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
Rapid City
— 2 nights
4
Toledo
— 1 night
5
Hershey
— 1 night
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
7
Omaha
— 3 nights
8
Cheyenne
— 3 nights

6
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cache Creek/Game Creek Loop, Jackson Hole Rodeo, Wild Wyoming Tours, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and String Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, Cascade Canyon Trail, &more) and Moose (Snake River Overlook & Glacier View Turnout). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the landscape on two wheels at Antelope Flats, make a trip to Oxbow Bend, and explore the activities along Jenny Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole day trip website.

New York City to Jackson Hole is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Jackson Hole is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier days in Jackson Hole, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

3
nights
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.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, hike along Hellroaring Creek Trailhead, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and finally explore the striking landscape at Petrified Tree. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Osprey Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, and finally hike along Purple Mountain Trail.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Osprey Falls Trail ©
Osprey Falls Trail

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Needles Eye Tunnel. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Sylvan Lake (in Custer) and Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium (in Keystone). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, and view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City sightseeing app.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Rapid City are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are much warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Keystone
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): walk around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Metroparks of the Toledo Area, thensnap pictures at Veteran's Glass City Skyway, and finally kick back and relax at Maumee Bay State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Toledo Museum of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toledo Zoo, and then look for gifts at Boyds Retro Candy Store.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Toledo day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Toledo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Toledo is 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Maumee Bay State Park
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Metroparks of the Toledo Area ©
Metroparks of the Toledo Area

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Hersheypark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Hershey Story, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, and finally do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hershey tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Toledo to Hershey in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. August in Hershey sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story
Hershey Gardens ©
Hershey Gardens

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 14th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, trek along Schuylkill River Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kelly Drive, thentake an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Independence National Historical Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip tool.

You can drive from Hershey to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Schuylkill River Trail ©
Schuylkill River Trail

3
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kanesville Tabernacle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hitchcock Nature Center. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Durham Museum, take a stroll through Old Market, thentake in the views from Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and finally look for gifts at Old Market Candy Shop.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Omaha trip maker tool.

Fly from Philadelphia to Omaha in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Omaha is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kanesville Tabernacle, Hitchcock Nature Center
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Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center ©
Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Hitchcock Nature Center ©
Hitchcock Nature Center

3
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, delve into the lush surroundings at Medicine Bow National Forest, and then immerse yourself in nature at Curt Gowdy State Park. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Cheyenne Big Boots, thenget engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Terry Bison Ranch.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cheyenne trip planner.

Getting from Omaha to Cheyenne by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Cheyenne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Omaha in August, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Cheyenne. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Laramie
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Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Curt Gowdy State Park ©
Curt Gowdy State Park
Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site ©

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