26 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Falls
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Seattle — 6 nights

Emerald City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pike Place Market and The Museum of Flight. Escape the urban bustle at Alki Beach and Marina Beach Park. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Seahurst Beach Park (in Burien), Meadowdale Beach Park (in Edmonds) and Richmond Beach Saltwater Park (in Shoreline). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, kick back and relax at Golden Gardens Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Seattle are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.
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Seattle — 1 night

Emerald City

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Edmonds Historical Museum and then walk around Brackett's Landing South.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle route planning site.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 9 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Fort Yellowstone Historic District. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fountain Paint Pot, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are cooler (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ashland.
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Ashland — 1 night

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On the 25th (Thu), examine the collection at Crater Rock Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Upper and Lower Table Rock, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rogue River. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Main Street Adventure Tours.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Ashland by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Ashland is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Keystone.
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Keystone — 3 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Keystone: Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel & Black Hills National Forest). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and trek along Presidential Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Keystone tour planner.

Getting from Ashland to Keystone by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ashland to Keystone. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ashland in May: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 17°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Great Falls.
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Great Falls — 1 night

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 30th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, tee off at Valley View Garden Golf, and then identify plant and animal life at Giant Springs State Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Great Falls trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Keystone to Great Falls in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Keystone in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Great Falls: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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United States travel guide

More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.