12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Medina
Drive:  9​h
1
Wisconsin Dells
— 1 night
+3
Train + Bus + Subway + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Hill City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sundance
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Devils Tower
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
9
Des Moines
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
End: Medina

1
night
Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells ©
Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Original Wisconsin Ducks.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Wisconsin Dells journey planner.

Medina to Wisconsin Dells is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Medina to Wisconsin Dells, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Medina in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Wisconsin Dells, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hill City.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Original Wisconsin Ducks ©
Original Wisconsin Ducks

1
night
Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial as well as Cosmos Mystery Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hill City trip planner .

Do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi from Wisconsin Dells to Hill City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Wisconsin Dells in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hill City, with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Sundance.

Things to do in Hill City

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cosmos Mystery Area, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Sylvan Lake, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Cosmos Mystery Area ©
Cosmos Mystery Area

1
night
Sundance

Sundance
Sundance is a town in and the county seat of Crook County, Wyoming, United States. Find out how to plan Sundance trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Hill City to Sundance by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Sundance, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), you're off toDevils Tower.

Things to do in Sundance

Museums Scenic Drive Historic Sites

few
hours
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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Devils Tower trip planner .

Drive from Sundance to Devils Tower in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Cody.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums Parks Fun & Games

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cody Gunfighters as well as Cody Nightly Rodeo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cody travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Devils Tower to Cody takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Cody are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Fun & Games Nightlife Historic Sites
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Cody Nightly Rodeo ©
Cody Nightly Rodeo
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Firehole Canyon Drive, Artists’ Paintpots, Upper Geyser Basin, and other attractions. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Cody and see Buffalo Bill Center of the West, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Calcite Springs Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Beryl Spring, and trek along Artist Point.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 39°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, Antler Arches of Jackson and Cascade Canyon Trail. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, admire all the interesting features of Oxbow Bend, and then see the top attractions with Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Moose trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moose: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole
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Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake

1
night
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Laramie day trip planner.

You can drive from Moose to Laramie in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Moose in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Laramie, with lows around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Des Moines.
Highlights from your plan
Ames Monument ©
Ames Monument

1
night
Des Moines

Des Moines
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Des Moines trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Laramie to Des Moines with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Laramie to Des Moines due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Laramie in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Des Moines, with lows around 67°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Museums Outdoors

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