10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  7 h
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Devils Tower
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
3
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
6
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
End: Salt Lake City

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.
You've added Black Hills National Forest, Crazy Horse Memorial, Rushmore Tramway Adventures, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel in the Hills and then explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Hills National Forest, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, then get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, and finally appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip planner.

Nashville to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Rapid City. Traveling from Nashville in May, things will get little chillier in Rapid City: highs are around 65°F and lows about 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Keystone, Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills National Forest, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

few
hours
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument and then go for a walk through Tower Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Devils Tower journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Devils Tower takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Devils Tower are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Billings.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

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. To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Billings journey planning app .

You can drive from Devils Tower to Billings in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tower Fall, Boiling River, Lamar Valley, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, admire the landmark architecture of Old Faithful Inn, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Billings to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Billings in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Death Canyon as well as Hidden Falls. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Death Canyon.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Jenny Lake
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
Death Canyon ©
Death Canyon

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.
For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Bridger Teton National Forest ©
Bridger Teton National Forest
Jackson Lake ©
Jackson Lake
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Island State Park, Deer Valley Resort and Utah Olympic Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip builder site .

Fly from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in May: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 72°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Utah Olympic Park ©
Utah Olympic Park
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park

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