11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: South Bend
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  9 h
2
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Custer
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Subway + Foot + Train:  7 h 45 min
End: South Bend

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park travel planning tool.

South Bend to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from South Bend to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from South Bend in July since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
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 21st (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery, go for a walk through Tower Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Devils Tower attractions planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Devils Tower in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in July since evenings lows in Devils Tower dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Rogue's Gallery
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery

2
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stop by Goodtyme Photo, thenexplore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and then explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer vacation maker app.

Getting from Devils Tower to Custer by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Custer can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Custer in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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