10 days in Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower & Rapid City Itinerary

10 days in Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower & Rapid City Itinerary

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10 days in Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower & Rapid City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Terrace Spring.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner .

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Yellowstone National Park when traveling from London in June, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

1
night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stop by Devils Tower Trading Post, pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles, then get impressive views of Devils Tower National Monument, and finally make a trip to Tower Trail. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Crook County Museum, then contemplate the long history of Vore Buffalo Jump, and then admire the majestic nature at Keyhole State Park.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Devils Tower road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Devils Tower takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Devils Tower hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vore Buffalo Jump, Keyhole State Park, Crook County Museum
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Vore Buffalo Jump ©
Vore Buffalo Jump
Keyhole State Park ©
Keyhole State Park

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, and then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, and finally explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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Getting from Devils Tower to Rapid City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Rapid City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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