13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Glenns Ferry
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Glenns Ferry
— 1 night
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Rapid City, Drive to Devils Tower
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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La Crosse
— 2 nights
Fly

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Glenns Ferry

— 1 night
Glenns Ferry is a city in Elmore County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Three Island Crossing State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Thousand Springs Scenic Highway, then immerse yourself in nature at Malad Gorge State Park, and then trek along Oregon Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glenns Ferry trip builder.

Atlanta to Glenns Ferry is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Glenns Ferry is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in March: high temperatures in Glenns Ferry hover around 57°F and lows are around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Glenns Ferry

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Targhee Ski Resort. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools, then fly down the slopes at Ski Butlers Jackson Hole, and then make a trip to Town Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole road trip planning site.

Getting from Glenns Ferry to Jackson Hole by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glenns Ferry in March; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 39°F and lows reach 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone River Picnic Area, take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Elephant Back Mountain, then stroll through S Rim Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Roaring Mountain.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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 25th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, then identify plant and animal life at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, and finally cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March since evenings lows in Grand Teton National Park dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Devils Tower

— 1 night
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 26th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Devils Tower trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Teton National Park to Devils Tower in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in March: high temperatures in Devils Tower hover around 49°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Badlands National Park

— 1 night
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 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Mounds Overlook.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Devils Tower to Badlands National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Badlands National Park when traveling from Devils Tower in March, with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sioux Falls.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll around Falls Park, then have fun and explore at Stockyards Ag Experience, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, and finally hike along Sioux Falls Bike Trails.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls online holiday planner.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Sioux Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Badlands National Park to Sioux Falls. When traveling from Badlands National Park in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Sioux Falls, with highs around 44°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to La Crosse.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites · Outdoors

La Crosse

— 2 nights
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Motherhouse. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hixon House and then don't miss a visit to Masters Hotel.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Crosse online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to La Crosse takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in La Crosse

Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.