35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Caldwell
— 9 nights
2
Rapid City
— 5 nights
3
Missoula
— 2 nights
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
5
Moscow
— 4 nights
6
Kennewick
— 9 nights

9
nights
Caldwell

Caldwell ©
Caldwell is a city in and the county seat of Canyon County, Idaho, United States. Visiting Farewell Bend State Recreation Area and Wilson Springs Ponds will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and Baker Heritage Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Celebration Park (in Melba), Baker City Mini-Loop (in Baker City) and Dedication Point (in Kuna). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, cool off at Roaring Springs Waterpark, take an in-depth tour of Canyon County Historical Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Leslie Gulch.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Caldwell trip itinerary builder website.

Portland to Caldwell is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Caldwell to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Caldwell

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Nampa, Meridian, Baker City, Eagle, Celebration Park
Find places to stay Aug 27 — Sep 6:
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Baker Heritage Museum ©
Baker Heritage Museum
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum

5
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 outdoors at Bear Country USA and Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail. Chapel in the Hills and Adams House will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rapid City: Adams Museum (in Deadwood), Badlands National Park (Conata Basin Overlook, Yellow Mounds Overlook, &more) and Black Hills Mining Museum (in Lead). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, see the interesting displays at The Journey Museum and Learning Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleghorn Springs Hatchery, and visit Downtown Rapid City.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City holiday builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caldwell to Rapid City. In September in Rapid City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Deadwood, Black Hills Mining Museum
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:
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America's Founding Fathers Exhibit ©
America's Founding Fathers Exhibit
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

2
nights
Missoula

Missoula is a city in the U.S. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Larchmont Golf Course. Appreciate the collections at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center and Museum of Mountain Flying. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, stop by Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop, let little ones run wild at Dragon Hollow Play Area, and admire the masterpieces at Missoula Art Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Missoula tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Missoula takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rapid City in September since evenings lows in Missoula dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Missoula

Outdoors Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center ©
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center
Silver Park ©
Silver Park

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 16th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Post Falls Museum, see the interesting displays at Northwest Tattoo Museum & Tattooing, thenexamine the collection at Museum of North Idaho, and finally shop like a local with The Art Spirit Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along North Idaho Centennial Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake, and finally stop by KnitKnit.

Plan trip to Coeur d'Alene with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Missoula to Coeur d'Alene in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Coeur d'Alene are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Moscow.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Post Falls Museum
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake

4
nights
Moscow

Moscow ©
Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. Appreciate the collections at McConnell Mansion and Lewis and Clark Discovery Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hells Gate State Park and Wolf Education and Research Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Moscow: Winchester Lake State Park (in Winchester), Lewiston (Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History & Lindsay Creek Vineyards) and Nez Perce National Historical Park (in Spalding). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Bill Chipman Palouse Trail, play a few rounds at Palouse Ridge Golf Course, take an in-depth tour of Perkins House, and get curious at Charles R. Conner Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Moscow online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to Moscow takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Kennewick.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lewiston, Pullman, Winchester, Perkins House, Artisans at the Dahmen Barn
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Hells Gate State Park ©
Hells Gate State Park
Nez Perce National Historical Park ©
Nez Perce National Historical Park
Wolf Education and Research Center ©
Wolf Education and Research Center

9
nights
Kennewick

Kennewick ©
Kennewick is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, along the southwest bank of the Columbia River, just southeast of the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima rivers and across from the confluence of the Columbia and the Snake. Museum-lovers will appreciate Whitman Mission and The REACH Museum. Hanford Nuclear Reservation and Frenchtown Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Kennewick: Cooper (in Benton City), Richland (LIGO Hanford Observatory & Badger Mountain Centennial Preserve) and J Bell Cellars (in Zillah). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia Park, examine the collection at SAGE Center, hike along Sacagawea Heritage Trail Loop, and admire the majestic nature at Hat Rock State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kennewick road trip planning tool.

Getting from Moscow to Kennewick by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Moscow in September, expect nights in Kennewick to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kennewick

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Richland, Walla Walla, Pendleton, Toppenish, Franklin County Historical Museum
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 30:
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Columbia Park ©
Columbia Park
The REACH Museum ©
The REACH Museum
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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