10 days in Deadwood, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

10 days in Deadwood, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Deadwood
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Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Teton National Park
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Deadwood — 1 night

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 25th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery and then take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

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Milford to Deadwood is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 4 nights

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 Old Faithful and Biscuit Basin. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fountain Paint Pot and Firehole River. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin, trek along Mystic Falls Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Great Fountain Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

You can fly from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Deadwood in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
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Grand Teton National Park — 3 nights

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, get great views at Willow Flats Overlook, and then cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 43°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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