13 days in Yellowstone National Park, Boise & Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

13 days in Yellowstone National Park, Boise & Black Hills & Badlands Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Boise
— 3 nights
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Custer
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Wall
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like West Thumb Geyser Basin and Castle Geyser. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online trip maker.

Huntsville to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Huntsville to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Huntsville in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Boise.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Boise

— 3 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Idaho Penitentiary and Freak Alley Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basque Museum & Cultural Center and Boise Train Depot. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at World Center For Birds of Prey, and stroll around Barber Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Boise trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Boise in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Boise to be warmer, temps between 94°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Custer.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 15th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Hills National Forest, and then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer travel app.

You can fly from Boise to Custer in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Boise in July, things will get little chillier in Custer: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Custer

Museums · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Deadwood

— 1 night
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Adams House, then take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tatanka: Story of the Bison, and finally explore and take pictures at Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Deadwood online trip planner.

You can drive from Custer to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Custer to Deadwood is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wall.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wall

— 3 nights
Wall is a town in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Visit Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Prairie Homestead for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Badlands National Park and Notch Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, take some stellar pictures from Yellow Mounds Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, and take an in-depth tour of Delta-09 Missile Silo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Wall attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Wall takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Deadwood, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wall, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Wall

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips