10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Mitchell
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Madison

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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, and stroll through Artist Point.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

Madison to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madison to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madison in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, then stroll through Taggart Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Thal Glass Studio, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then take in the natural beauty of Granite Hot Springs.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole travel planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Thal Glass Studio ©
Thal Glass Studio

2
nights
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 18th (Thu): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Art Expressions, then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and then explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road.

You can plan Keystone trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Keystone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Keystone, with lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mitchell.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. On the 20th (Sat), stop by Sweet Fix Candy & Pop Shop, then make a trip to Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Corn Palace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitchell vacation planner .

You can drive from Keystone to Mitchell in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In June, Mitchell is a bit warmer than Keystone - with highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mitchell

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle

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