11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Fort Wayne

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Town Square, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then see the sky in a new way at Wyoming Stargazing.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip builder .

Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Tours Childrens Museums
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National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Wyoming Stargazing ©
Wyoming Stargazing
Town Square ©
Town Square

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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.
For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 39°F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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.
Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, trek along Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
You've now added Cody Firearms Experience, LLC to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), hit the bull's-eye at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cody road trip planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, with highs in Cody at 75°F and lows at 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Cody

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument and then go for a walk through Tower Trail. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Devils Tower Trading Post, see the interesting displays at Crook County Museum, then steep yourself in history at Vore Buffalo Jump, and finally explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Devils Tower trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cody to Devils Tower takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Devils Tower are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vore Buffalo Jump, Rogue's Gallery, Crook County Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Vore Buffalo Jump
Vore Buffalo Jump

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Custer

Custer
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Plan a trip to Custer easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Custer in 2 hours. June in Custer sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), you're off toBadlands National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 9th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Loop Road and then explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Badlands National Park online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Custer to Badlands National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Custer in June: high temperatures in Badlands National Park hover around 83°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Loop Road ©
Loop Road

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, then stop by Goodtyme Photo, and then get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Suzie Cappa Art Center, then don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park, and then find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Rapid City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Badlands National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Keystone
Highlights from your plan
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

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