10 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Burlington
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  17​h 30​min
End: Burlington

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Legion Lake, trek along Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail, and then look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Keystone trip maker tool .

Burlington to Keystone is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Custer
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Legion Lake ©
Legion Lake

7
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dragon's Mouth Springs and Biscuit Basin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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