11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Kansas City
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Devils Tower
— Few hours
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Billings
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Lincoln
— 1 night

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 26th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Union Station, then examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, and finally see the interesting displays at Arabia Steamboat Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kansas City tour planner.

Nashville to Kansas City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Union Station ©
Union Station
Arabia Steamboat Museum ©
Arabia Steamboat Museum

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 27th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology, get outside with Main Street Square, then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, then stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, and finally learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Kansas City to Rapid City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rapid City, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
Firehouse Wine Cellars ©
Firehouse Wine Cellars
Main Street Square ©
Main Street Square

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery and then examine the collection at Hulett Museum.

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You can drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 57°F in Devils Tower. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery

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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. For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Billings trip planner.

Drive from Devils Tower to Billings in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Billings can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 29th (Wed): trek along Purple Mountain Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sheepeater Cliffs, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, then stroll through Observation Point Trail, then explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and finally hike along Osprey Falls Trail. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Morning Glory Pool, hike along Hellroaring Creek Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, then delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Tree, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Billings in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Purple Mountain Trail
Purple Mountain Trail
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout and then contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then get great views at Snake River Overlook, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park holiday planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake
Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park ©

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Catholic Church and then pause for some photo ops at Nebraska State Holocaust Memorial.

Plan trip to Lincoln with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Lincoln by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Lincoln, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August: highs in Lincoln hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 64°F. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Catholic Church ©
Saint Mary Catholic Church
Licorice International ©
Licorice International

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