12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Drive:  22 h 30 min
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  12 h 15 min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  37 h 45 min
End: Kingsport

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 16th (Sat), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Wades Gold Mill, take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Devil's Tower Trail. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Black Hills.

Plan my day in Keystone using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kingsport to Keystone is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingsport to Keystone is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Kingsport in June, things will get little chillier in Keystone: highs are around 75°F and lows about 54°F. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

South Dakota, Wades Gold Mill, Little Devil's Tower Trail
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Wades Gold Mill ©
Wades Gold Mill
Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), make a trip to Powell Point, get great views at Yaki Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then don't miss a visit to Valley View, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally hike along Panorama Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey builder tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Valley View ©
Valley View
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

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