13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chicago
— 2 nights
2
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
3
Keystone
— Few hours
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Lakefront Trail, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago driving holiday planner.

New Haven to Chicago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Haven to Chicago due to the time zone difference. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Badlands National Park trip planner.

Fly from Chicago to Badlands National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Chicago to Badlands National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Badlands National Park when traveling from Chicago in June, with lows around 54°F. You'll set off for Keystone on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

few
hours
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 22nd (Mon): hike along Presidential Trail, stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

Before you visit Keystone, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Keystone is slightly colder than Badlands National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine
Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium ©
Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, hike along Inspiration Point, and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning app.

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 June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

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