10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Hartford
— 1 night
2
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
3
Keystone
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
6
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden, steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then walk around Wickham Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hartford online travel planner.

Sacramento to Hartford is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sacramento to Hartford. When traveling from Sacramento in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hartford: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wickham Park
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wickham Park ©
Wickham Park
Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden ©
Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Burns Basin Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at White River Valley Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Hartford to Badlands National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hartford in September since evenings lows in Badlands National Park dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, and then stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Keystone online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Badlands National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Keystone, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Iron Mountain Road, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Insideout ©
Insideout

3
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone journey site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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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 29th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, thencruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and finally appreciate the views at Logan Pass. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in September; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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