12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Big Water
— 3 nights
2
Park City
— 2 nights
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
5
Casper
— 1 day
6
Deadwood
— 2 nights

3
nights
Big Water

Big Water ©
Big Water is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Edmaiers Secret, and finally don't miss a visit to Grosvenor Arch.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Big Water road trip planning app.

Dallas to Big Water is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Big Water due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect Big Water to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Big Water

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Spooky Gulch, Ticaboo Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Paria Canyon Wilderness Area

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Park City trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Big Water to Park City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Big Water in September, plan for slightly colder days in Park City, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Shopping Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, thenexplore the activities along Jenny Lake, and then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Lee's Tees, don't miss a visit to Town Square, shop like a local with Mangelsen Images of Nature, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, thencontemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Park City to Jackson Hole takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Park City in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Jackson Hole, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

1
night
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 12th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

1
day
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Garden Creek Waterfall, explore the activities along Morad Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, thensample the fine beverages at Backwards Distilling Company, and finally trek along Platte River Trails.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Casper visit planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Casper in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Casper at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Casper

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Backwards Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Garden Creek Waterfall ©
Garden Creek Waterfall
Platte River Trails ©
Platte River Trails
Backwards Distilling Company ©
Backwards Distilling Company

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Tatanka: Story of the Bison, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, browse the exhibits of Adams House, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, see the interesting displays at Black Hills Mining Museum, shop like a local with Termesphere Gallery, thenget engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, and finally explore and take pictures at Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Deadwood tour planner.

Traveling by car from Casper to Deadwood takes 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Spearfish, Custer, Lead
Highlights from your plan
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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