11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  7​h
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Sioux Falls
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Miami

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 18th (Sat): take a stroll through 16th Street Mall and then steep yourself in history at Union Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Denver road trip planning website .

Miami to Denver is an approximately 7-hour combination of tram, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in May, expect Denver to be cooler, temps between 66°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 20th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lakeview Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cheyenne trip planning site .

Getting from Denver to Cheyenne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Casper.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Bishop House, see the interesting displays at Tate Geological Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, and finally hike along Platte River Trails.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Casper trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Cheyenne to Casper in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Casper can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Casper

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site ©
Tate Geological Museum ©
Tate Geological Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): trek along Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Casper to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Casper in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Murie Centre.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. In May, Jackson Hole is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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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 26th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, admire all the interesting features of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Rapid City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in Rapid City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): trek along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sioux Falls travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Sioux Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Sioux Falls is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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