15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Budd Lake
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Budd Lake
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  8 h
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
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Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Keystone
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h
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Jackson Hole
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
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Willow Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h
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Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
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Knoxville
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
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Budd Lake
— 1 day
End: Budd Lake

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Budd Lake

Budd Lake ©
Budd Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Mount Olive Township, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. On the 14th (Fri), look for gifts at WaggMore Pet Boutique & Bakery Dog Friendly and then make a splash at Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budd Lake trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Budd Lake. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Budd Lake

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove, WaggMore Pet Boutique & Bakery Dog Friendly
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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll around Falls Park, get engrossed in the history at Stockyards Ag Experience, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, and finally trek along SculptureWalk & The Arc of Dreams Sioux Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Budd Lake to Sioux Falls. Traveling from Budd Lake to Sioux Falls, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Sioux Falls sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Falls Park ©
Falls Park
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, then look for gifts at Insideout, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Custer trip site.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Custer in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Custer. Traveling from Sioux Falls in August, Custer is little chillier at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Insideout
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Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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Keystone

Keystone
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Keystone trip planner.

Drive from Custer to Keystone in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 16th (Sun), you're off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Made, don't miss a visit to Town Square, don't miss a visit to Jackson Hole Shootout, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thal Glass Studio.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole attractions planner.

Fly from Keystone to Jackson Hole in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Keystone in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 43°F in Jackson Hole. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Shopping
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National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square
Thal Glass Studio ©
Thal Glass Studio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas attractions tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 101°F and lows at 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 23rd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

Make your Death Valley National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Willow Beach.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Willow Beach

Willow Beach
For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Willow Beach travel planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Willow Beach in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Willow Beach are a bit warmer (100°F), and nights are much hotter (76°F). You'll set off for Memphis on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Willow Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Memphis

Memphis
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Willow Beach to Memphis with the Route module. Traveling from Willow Beach to Memphis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Willow Beach, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 73°F. You'll set off for Knoxville on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Baptist Church, then get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, then take in the pleasant sights at Strong Alley (Graffiti Alley), and finally don't miss a visit to Market Square. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

Start your trip to Knoxville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Knoxville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Knoxville is 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 68°F in Knoxville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budd Lake.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Titanic Museum Attraction, Zipline
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East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Zipline

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Budd Lake

Budd Lake ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site NY-56.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budd Lake trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Knoxville to Budd Lake. Traveling from Knoxville in August, things will get slightly colder in Budd Lake: highs are around 81°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budd Lake

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nike Missile Site NY-56
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Nike Missile Site NY-56 ©
Nike Missile Site NY-56

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