10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  6 h
1
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Spearfish
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  25 h
End: Kansas City

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Butterfly House & Aquarium and then learn more about the world around you at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary planning tool.

Kansas City to Sioux Falls is an approximately 6- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kansas City in June, with highs in Sioux Falls at 80°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Mitchell.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly House & Aquarium ©
Butterfly House & Aquarium

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Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at George and Eleanor McGovern Library, contemplate the long history of Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, then make a trip to Corn Palace, and finally make a trip to Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitchell itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Mitchell in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mitchell are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

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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.
On the 1st (Mon), get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. Keep things going the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then stop by Things That Rock, then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest.

Make your Keystone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Mitchell to Keystone by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mitchell to Keystone due to the time zone difference. In June, Keystone is slightly colder than Mitchell - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Spearfish.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hill City, Black Hills National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures

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night
Spearfish

Spearfish ©
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then get engrossed in the history at Adams House, and finally go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Spearfish day trip planning site.

Getting from Keystone to Spearfish by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. July in Spearfish sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Spearfish

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Deadwood
Highlights from your plan
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery
Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine
Adams House ©
Adams House

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Lookout Point, and then admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park vacation planning site.

Getting from Spearfish to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Spearfish to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Spearfish in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the activities along McDonald Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. In July, Glacier National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake ©
Iceberg Lake
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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