12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Sioux Falls
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

3
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.
You've added Fairy Falls, Aurum Geyser, Lower Geyser Basin, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Porcelain Basin, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, trek along Purple Mountain Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and finally explore the striking landscape of Fairy Falls. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Virginia Cascade Drive, then get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 6°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

2
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take in the views from Snake River Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, then admire the verdant scenery at Leigh Lake, then admire the verdant scenery at Amphitheater Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moose trip planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April: high temperatures in Moose hover around 10°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get outside with Outlaw Canyon Adventures, LLC, then look for all kinds of wild species at Four Dances Recreation Area, then explore the striking landscape at Sacrifice Cliff, and finally look for gifts at Scheels.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Billings trip planner .

You can drive from Moose to Billings in 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Moose in April: high temperatures in Billings hover around 16°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Sacrifice Cliff ©
Sacrifice Cliff
Outlaw Canyon Adventures, LLC ©
Outlaw Canyon Adventures, LLC
Scheels ©
Scheels

1
day
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park displays Great Plains wildlife such as bison, wild horses, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs in a mixed landscape of expansive prairie and craggy badlands.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): cruise along Petrified Forest Loop, trek along Oxbow Overlook, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of South Unit.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Theodore Roosevelt National Park online itinerary planner .

Drive from Billings to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Billings in April, expect Theodore Roosevelt National Park to be little chillier, temps between 12°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Oxbow Overlook ©
Oxbow Overlook
South Unit ©
South Unit
Petrified Forest Loop ©
Petrified Forest Loop

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery, see the interesting displays at Hulett Museum, then go for a walk through Tower Trail, then contemplate the geological forces at Devils Tower National Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Wind Circles.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Devils Tower driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Devils Tower by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Devils Tower, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Conata Basin Overlook, explore the striking landscape at White River Valley Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and finally admire all the interesting features of Loop Road.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park trip tool .

You can drive from Devils Tower to Badlands National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Badlands National Park, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Conata Basin Overlook ©
Conata Basin Overlook
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

1
day
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 30th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum, hike along SculptureWalk Sioux Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Blood Run Nature Area, and finally explore the galleries of Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Badlands National Park to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. In April in Sioux Falls, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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