10 days in Keystone, Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in Keystone, Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Keystone, Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

New York City
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Keystone
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City

3
days
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Escape the urban bustle at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Windcross Conservancy. Get a sense of the local culture at Prairie Berry Winery and Mount Moriah Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keystone: Custer State Park (in Custer) and Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort (in Deadwood). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip maker .

New York City to Keystone is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City to Keystone, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Keystone, with lows around 60°F. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

#Parks, #Nature, #Casinos

Side Trips

Deadwood, Windcross Conservancy, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Custer State Park, Prairie Berry Winery
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©

1
day
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park road trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Keystone in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 47°F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Parks, #Nature

3
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Uncle Tom's Trail and Yellowstone Lake. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Yellowstone Institute, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and hike along Artist Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online travel planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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