10 days in Keystone, Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

10 days in Keystone, Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

2
nights
Keystone

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keystone: Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, make a trip to Brule, and take a memorable drive along Needles Highway.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Keystone trip itinerary maker.

Chicago to Keystone is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Keystone. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect Keystone to be a bit cooler, temps between 77°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, explore the activities along Shoshone Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Keystone in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

2
nights
Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Lee's Tees, make a trip to Town Square, and then get interesting insight from Barker-Ewing Whitewater. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online day trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip