29 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

29 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Chicago, United States
— 4 nights
2
Calgary, Canada
— Few hours
3
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
4
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
5
Rapid City, United States
— 1 night
6
Keystone, United States
— Few hours
7
Thermopolis, United States
— 1 night
8
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 3 nights
9
Wendover, United States
— 1 night
10
Spanish Fork, United States
— Few hours
11
Bryce Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
12
Page, United States
— Few hours
13
Monument Valley, United States
— 1 night
14
Supai, United States
— 1 night
15
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 2 nights
16
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
17
Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For shopping fun, head to Ernest Hemingway Birthplace or The Magnificent Mile. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Cantigny Park (in Wheaton) and South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, and walk around Millennium Park.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planning tool.

Canberra, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Canberra to Chicago is minus 16 hours. When traveling from Canberra in October, plan for slightly colder days in Chicago, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Cantigny Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Calgary online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Calgary takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in October: high temperatures in Calgary hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Banff National Park on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the activities along Moraine Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, thenview the masterpieces at About Canada, and finally view the masterpieces at All In The Wild Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Calgary in October; daily highs in Banff National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Museums Nature
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Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls, take some stellar pictures from Columbia Icefield Skywalk, thencruise along Columbia Ice Field, and finally admire the sheer force of Tangle Creek Falls. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, browse the exhibits of Mountain Galleries, get engrossed in the history at Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, thenview the masterpieces at Jasper Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park online itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in October: highs in Jasper National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Shopping Museums
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Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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Rapid City, United States

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rapid City trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Jasper National Park to Rapid City with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in October: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around °C and lows are around °C. You will leave for Keystone on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Keystone, United States

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 Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Presidential Trail, pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Keystone trip itinerary site.

Keystone is just a stone's throw from Rapid City. Traveling from Rapid City in October, things will get slightly colder in Keystone: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Trails
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail
Breezy Point Picnic Area ©
Breezy Point Picnic Area

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Thermopolis, United States

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the 19th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Hot Springs State Park.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Keystone to Thermopolis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Keystone, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Thermopolis, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Nature
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Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park

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Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've now added Grand Prismatic Spring to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Thermopolis to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in October, plan for little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around °C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wendover.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Wendover, United States

Wendover
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wendover trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Wendover. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Wendover at °C and lows at °C. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Spanish Fork.

Things to do in Wendover

Casinos Fun & Games Parks
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Spanish Fork, United States

Spanish Fork
Spanish Fork is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Fifth Water Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Spanish Fork road trip site.

Getting from Wendover to Spanish Fork by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Spanish Fork are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Spanish Fork

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Fifth Water Hot Springs
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Bryce Canyon National Park, United States

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park journey builder website.

You can drive from Spanish Fork to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Bryce Canyon National Park when traveling from Spanish Fork in October, with lows around °C. You will leave for Page on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 24:

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Page, United States

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 24th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Page trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around °C, while nights are much hotter with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Monument Valley, United States

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 25th (Sun), hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., thensee Off-Road Tours, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley online road trip planner.

Drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Page in October since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Supai.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Off-Road Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Horseback Riding Tours

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Supai, United States

Supai ©
Supai is a census-designated place (CDP) in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, within the Grand Canyon.As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 208. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Havasupai Falls. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Havasupai Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Supai trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Monument Valley to Supai with the Route module. In October, Supai is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Supai

Parks Nature
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Havasupai Falls ©
Havasupai Falls

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Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Mariposa Grove has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thenexplore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, thentake some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Supai to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Supai to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You've now added The Chandelier Tree to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, make a trip to The Chandelier Tree, thensee the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Los Angeles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Las Vegas, United States

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 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thensee the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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