6 days in Midwest & Western US Itinerary

6 days in Midwest & Western US Itinerary

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Custer
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 3rd (Mon), take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Custer online trip itinerary maker.

Sioux Falls to Custer is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Custer, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Custer, with lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then stroll around Golden Gate Park, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally stroll around Crissy Field.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Custer to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Custer to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Custer in August since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Cabrillo Tide Pools, then look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 101°F, while lows dip to 77°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks
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