10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  8​h
1
Hill City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. On the 5th (Wed), stop by Things That Rock, then stop by Granite Sports, and then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hill City trip itinerary planner .

Charlotte to Hill City is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charlotte to Hill City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in September: high temperatures in Hill City hover around 71°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Hill City

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Black Hills National Forest
Highlights from your plan
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, see the interesting displays at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, then take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Adams House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel in the Hills. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology, learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, then view the masterpieces at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, and finally stop by Black Hills Vinyl.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hill City to Rapid City takes an hour. Traveling from Hill City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deadwood
Highlights from your plan
Tatanka: Story of the Bison ©
Tatanka: Story of the Bison
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum
Adams House ©
Adams House

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then stop by Scheels, and finally learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Billings trip planning tool .

Fly from Rapid City to Billings in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Wineries Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

1
night
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Plains Indian, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cody planning site .

Traveling by car from Billings to Cody takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Billings in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cody: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

1
night
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 11th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Earthquake Lake, then take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Yellowstone Historic Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Cody to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cody in September, with highs in West Yellowstone at 64°F and lows at 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Wildlife

Side Trip

Firehole Canyon Drive
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): cruise along Moose Wilson Road, get engrossed in the history at Murie Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally take in the views from Snake River Bridge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Moose using our trip planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Moose in 3 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Moose, with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Moose

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Moose Wilson Road ©
Moose Wilson Road
Snake River Bridge ©
Snake River Bridge

2
nights
Jackson Hole

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 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, get a taste of the local shopping with Rare Jackson Hole Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and finally stop by Lee's Tees. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at The Jackson Hole Toy Store and then take in the exciting artwork at The Brookover Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Moose to Jackson Hole by car takes about an hour. In September in Jackson Hole, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mormon Row Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
The Brookover Gallery ©
The Brookover Gallery

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