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Epic Gold Rush Road Trip

Chicago - La Crosse - Sioux Falls - Pierre - Rapid City - Casper - DuBois - Jackson - Cooke City - Great Falls - Kalispell - Calgary - Golden - Kamloops - Vancouver - Victoria - Seattle - Long Beach - Florence - Gold Beach - Eureka - Gualala - San Francisco

Expect on your Epic Gold Rush Road Trip Itinerary

Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Landscape Landscape
Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Security Security
Beach Beach
Urban life Urban life
ACTIVATE MAP Stages22 km7,321 h/stage4.5

Best months to drive Epic Gold Rush Road Trip

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Epic Gold Rush Road Trip in North USA?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,125EUR drive & more 825EUR sleep & more 1,980EUR eat & more 1,620EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 4,425EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 5,550EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,350EUR drive & more 1,100EUR sleep & more 2,970EUR eat & more 2,160EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 6,230EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 7,580EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,250EUR drive & more 1,375EUR sleep & more 4,950EUR eat & more 3,240EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 9,565EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 11,815EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 6,750EUR drive & more 1,650EUR sleep & more 825EUR eat & more 1,620EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 4,095EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 10,845EUR
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Epic Gold Rush Road Trip Itinerary

Epic Gold Rush Road Trip definitely ranks among the most alluring road adventures in North USA. tourist will be especially pleased with this adventure. The road tour runs, among others, through such places as Chicago, Sioux Falls, and Pierre. The trip described in this article was planed for 30 days of travel, however, you can easily complete it in 21. Of course, if you are tempted with the allure of the region, you can always extend your road trip. If you are wondering about the time spent on the road, it will be approximately 4.5 hours each day, and you will cover 7,321km . Sit comfortably in the driver’s seat and let’s begin the journey!
number of days 30 number of days
route length 7,321 km route length
budget fair budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level
During Epic Gold Rush Road Trip, holidayers will have an excellent opportunity to contemplate splendid nature. The road trip is a great opportunity to see a number of exciting highlights at a relatively reasonable price and stress-free. The high density of green areas on our trip provides you with an opportunity to spot a plethora of wildlife examples. When travelling around North USA, you should be mindful that the road conditions are characterised by a low number of accidents and that you should move on the right. The period between June and September is thought to be the best for taking the adventure.

START Chicago

Distance 7,321 km Driving time 99.3 h Pace: fast 2,196.4 kWh Airports ORD
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1 Chicago - La Crosse

Distance 494 km Driving time 5.7 h Pace: fast 148.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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2 La Crosse - Sioux Falls

Distance 488 km Driving time 5.2 h Pace: fast 146.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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3 Sioux Falls - Pierre

Distance 392 km Driving time 5.7 h Pace: fast 117.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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4 Pierre - Rapid City

Distance 344 km Driving time 4.4 h Pace: fast 103.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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5 Rapid City - Casper

Distance 435 km Driving time 5.1 h Pace: fast 130.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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6 Casper - DuBois

Distance 310 km Driving time 3.4 h Pace: fast 93.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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7 DuBois - Jackson

Distance 150 km Driving time 3.3 h Pace: modest 39.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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8 Jackson - Cooke City

Distance 302 km Driving time 5.1 h Pace: modest 78.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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9 Cooke City - Great Falls

Distance 448 km Driving time 5.7 h Pace: fast 134.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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10 Great Falls - Kalispell

Distance 368 km Driving time 3.9 h Pace: fast 110.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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11 Kalispell - Calgary

Distance 417 km Driving time 5.3 h Pace: fast 125.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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12 Calgary - Golden

Distance 265 km Driving time 3.2 h Pace: fast 79.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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13 Golden - Kamloops

Distance 365 km Driving time 4.3 h Pace: fast 109.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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14 Kamloops - Lillooet - Vancouver

Distance 423 km Driving time 6.1 h Pace: fast 127.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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15 Vancouver - Victoria

Distance 193 km Driving time 4.0 h Pace: modest 50.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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16 Victoria - Seattle

Distance 275 km Driving time 7.1 h Pace: slow 63.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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17 Seattle - Long Beach

Distance 387 km Driving time 5.1 h Pace: fast 116.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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18 Long Beach - Florence

Distance 322 km Driving time 4.4 h Pace: fast 96.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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19 Florence - Gold Beach

Distance 203 km Driving time 2.5 h Pace: fast 60.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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20 Gold Beach - Eureka

Distance 223 km Driving time 2.6 h Pace: fast 66.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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21 Eureka - Gualala

Distance 310 km Driving time 4.1 h Pace: fast 92.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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22 Gualala - San Francisco

Distance 208 km Driving time 3.2 h Pace: fast 62.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Epic Gold Rush Road Trip Summary

We believe that our Epic Gold Rush Road Trip gave you plenty of inspirations for your future holidays.
Our tour can be used as a base that you can recreate in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with diverse tourist attractions of your choice.
If you are planning on travelling by car in North USA, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a bunch of things to bear in mind to turn your trip into pure pleasure. The following road rules will surely become useful for all travellers who are considering vehicle rental or camper hire.
It is essential to be mindful of the local road rules when travelling around North USA. In North USA, if you are planning to drive, try avoiding alcoholic drinks at any cost. Travellers ought to remember that the allowed consumption limit is not very high and equals only 0.5‰. In order to avoid a speeding fine, it is best to never exceed 40km/h, which is the maximum allowed speed around the city streets. Outside the cities, holidaymakers can travel at the maximum allowed speed of 72km/h. On highways, 129km/h is the speed limit that you should never exceed. Having a first aid kit and fire extinguisher in your car and driving with your headlights on at daytime heavily increase the safety.
The majority of drivers wonder about the costs of the whole tour. Well, depending on the needs of the holidayers, the money that you have to pay may differ. Let’s have a look at the budget options.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest offer to cover the planned 23 stages across North USA can be roughly 825 EUR. You will have to pay approximately 1,980 EUR for economy hotels. Tourists who take advantage of this option will spend approximately 1,620 EUR on food and restaurants. Travellers will have to pay around 1,125 EUR if they are interested in the cheapest car hire option as well. Thus, going for vehicle rental will increase the expenses of the road trip from approximately 4,425 EUR to approximately 5,550 EUR.
Holidaymakers who are looking for greater comfort and the standard option should be prepared to pay the maximum of 1,100 EUR for the gasoline needed to cover the tour. If you are into standard accommodation options, you should bear in mind that the expenses may amount up to approximately 2,970 EUR. Holidaymakers can expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost about 2,160 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a standard rental vehicle can expect a cost of more or less 1,350 EUR. The whole estimated cost of the itinerary is 7,580 EUR with a rental vehicle and 6,230 EUR without a rental car.
The available premium offer has been prepared for the most demanding travellers. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 11,815 EUR for drivers who are considering vehicle rental and 6,230 EUR for those who do not need a rental vehicle. Travellers who would like to cover the road trip in a premium rental vehicle can expect a cost of around 2,250 EUR. In the top standard configuration of the road trip, the gasoline cost will be up to roughly 1,375 EUR. You should expect to pay about 4,950 EUR for accommodation options and 3,240 EUR for food and restaurants if you are interested in the top standard of services during Epic Gold Rush Road Trip.
Our tour will also be perfect for all camper fans, as it can be easily adjusted to their needs. When it comes to this travel means, the costs will be up to more or less 6,750 EUR. You will spend around 1,650 EUR on fuel allowing to cover all stages of the itinerary. Tourists who would like to go for camper rental should expect to pay roughly 825 EUR for overnight stays and roughly 1,620 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The Road Trip Costs section shows all the mentioned details in an easy to follow way.
The part of North USA showed in our road trip idea is great to be explored between June and September. There are countless picturesque road adventures that we offer on our website if you like Epic Gold Rush Road Trip. Even the most demanding of drivers will surely be surprised by the wide spectrum of travel opportunities that we offer.

Facts for safer driving in North USA

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 40 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 72 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 129 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher yes
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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