10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rapid City
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Billings
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Cooke City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Rapid City

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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. To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Billings online tour itinerary maker .

Rapid City to Billings is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. June in Billings sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Red Lodge.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Museums Nature

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night
Red Lodge

Red Lodge
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Plan my trip to Red Lodge with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Billings to Red Lodge in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Billings, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Red Lodge, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 51°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toCooke City.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

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Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), explore and take pictures at Beartooth Hwy, enjoy breathtaking views from Clay Butte Fire Lookout Tower, hike along Clarks Fork Trail, get a new perspective on nature at Yellowstone Trading Post, then get engrossed in the history at Cooke City Montana Museum, and finally look for gifts at Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cooke City travel planning app .

Drive from Red Lodge to Cooke City in 4.5 hours. In June, Cooke City is a bit cooler than Red Lodge - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Cooke City

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Yellowstone Trading Post ©
Yellowstone Trading Post
Cooke City Montana Museum ©
Cooke City Montana Museum

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Gardiner

Gardiner ©
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): let the river carry you with Montana Whitewater and then take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gardiner route site .

Getting from Cooke City to Gardiner by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Gardiner are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. You will leave for West Yellowstone on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours Adventure Parks

Side Trip

Mammoth Hot Springs
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Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

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night
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Gardiner to West Yellowstone takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in West Yellowstone can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Norris Geyser Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Artist Point and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online tour builder .

Getting from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cody trip planner.

Cody is very close to Powell. In June in Cody, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 15th (Mon), you're off toWest Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Parks Tours

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