13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
1
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Crow Agency
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Hardin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: San Francisco


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1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Gardiner trip itinerary planning tool .

San Francisco to Gardiner is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Gardiner due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Gardiner dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then hike along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Gardiner to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Plains Indian, then admire all the interesting features of Beartooth Highway, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Paul Stock Nature Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cody trip maker tool .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Cody to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Beartooth Hwy
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

2
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Shell Falls, see the interesting displays at The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Fetterman Battlefield Monument. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Bighorn National Forest, then steep yourself in history at The Historic Sheridan Inn, then immerse yourself in nature at Trail End State Historic Site, and finally take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum.

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You can drive from Cody to Sheridan in 3 hours. Traveling from Cody in July, you will find days in Sheridan are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Sheridan

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, Fetterman Battlefield Monument
Highlights from your plan
Shell Falls ©
Shell Falls
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum ©
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site

2
nights
Crow Agency

Crow Agency ©
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. On the 9th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Post & Cafe, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Little Bighorn Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Crow Indian Reservation.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Crow Agency trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Crow Agency takes 1.5 hours. In July, Crow Agency is much colder than Sheridan - with highs of 8°F and lows of 8°F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hardin.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Crow Indian Reservation, Custer Battlefield Museum
Highlights from your plan
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©

2
nights
Hardin

Hardin ©
Hardin is a city in and the county seat of Big Horn County, Montana, United States. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River and then explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowtail Reservoir.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hardin online visit planner .

Hardin is very close to Crow Agency. July in Hardin sees daily highs of 8°F and lows of 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hardin

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pompeys Pillar National Monument, Yellowstone River
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Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

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