11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Rapid City
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
2
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
+3
train + foot + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Bristol

1
day
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 18th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, then stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City travel app .

Bristol, UK to Rapid City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to Rapid City is minus 7 hours. In September in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Historic Governors' Mansion, have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, then get outside with Paul Smith Children's Village, then get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cheyenne day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Rapid City to Cheyenne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Cheyenne when traveling from Rapid City in September, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Coors Field, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In September, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Tours Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
day
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then go for a walk through Paria View, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from Denver to Bryce Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Moose.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. On the 22nd (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, then explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then cruise along Teton Park Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Moose trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moose. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Moose - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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