13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Alma
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Billings
— 3 nights
bus:  14​h 30​min
5
Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Topeka


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2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Snowy Peaks Winery and then admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls. Keep things going the next day: stop by Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, get a taste of the local shopping with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Mountain Blown Glass, then see the interesting displays at Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Rock Cut Brewing Company.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Estes Park trip itinerary tool .

Alma to Estes Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alma to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alma in July, Estes Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 59°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Alberta Falls
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Snowy Peaks Winery ©
Snowy Peaks Winery
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
Alberta Falls ©
Alberta Falls

2
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lakeview Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, then look for gifts at The Wrangler, and finally browse the collection at Laramie County Public Library.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cheyenne route builder .

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Cheyenne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you will find days in Cheyenne are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Abbey of St. Walburga
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Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gibbon Falls and Artists’ Paintpots. Take a break from the city and head to Castle Geyser and Artist Point. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Cheyenne to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cheyenne in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Billings.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

3
nights
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. On the 27th (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Four Dances Recreation Area, do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, then immerse yourself in nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Toucan Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Billings day trip planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Billings in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Billings: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bighorn Trout Shop, Big Horn County Historical Museum, Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Big Horn County Historical Museum ©
Big Horn County Historical Museum
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 31st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Cathedral, examine the collection at Sioux Empire Medical Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Herried Military Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Gulch, then learn about winemaking at Strawbale Winery, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Stockyards Ag Experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sioux Falls trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Billings to Sioux Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Billings to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Billings in July, expect nights in Sioux Falls to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are little chillier, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Herried Military Museum, Strawbale Winery, Devil's Gulch
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St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Strawbale Winery ©
Strawbale Winery
Devil's Gulch ©
Devil's Gulch

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