13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
2
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
3
Keystone
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
7
Glacier National Park
— 1 night

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 31st (Mon), try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thenponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, thentry your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Las Vegas. In August, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at Conata Basin Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape of Yellow Mounds Overlook.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Badlands National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Badlands National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Badlands National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

1
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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, view the masterpieces at Insideout, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Keystone travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Keystone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Badlands National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Keystone, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Iron Mountain Road, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Insideout ©
Insideout

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.
Upper Geyser Basin has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

Find out how to plan Yellowstone National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in September, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, thentrek along Cascade Canyon Trail, thentake a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, and finally admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park ©

2
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier Point. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Yosemite Village, thenexplore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park visit planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Glacier National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

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