12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
— 1 day
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Custer
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Falls Park as well as SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): walk around Falls Park and then hike along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sioux Falls journey builder app.

Indianapolis to Sioux Falls is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Falls Park ©
Falls Park
SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument ©
SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Badlands National Park day trip planning tool.

Drive from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, you will find days in Badlands National Park are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Panorama Point Overlook
Panorama Point Overlook

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Needles Highway, Crazy Horse Memorial and Presidential Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then take in the awesome beauty at The Needles, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Custer trip planner.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Custer in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Custer is a bit cooler than Badlands National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 53°F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chapel of the Transfiguration, Jackson Lake, Inspiration Point, and other attractions. On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart and then cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Grand Teton National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Custer in July, Grand Teton National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Jackson Lake ©
Jackson Lake
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

5
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lamar Valley, Yellowstone Lake, Tower Fall, and other attractions you added.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jackson Hole Adventure Rentals, Mill Iron Ranch and Jackson Hole Whitewater. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): relax and float downstream with Jackson Hole Whitewater, take a pleasant ride with Mill Iron Ranch, and then head outdoors with Jackson Hole Adventure Rentals.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Highlights from your plan
Jackson Hole Whitewater ©
Jackson Hole Whitewater
Town Square ©
Town Square
Mill Iron Ranch ©
Mill Iron Ranch

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