14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Hodgenville
Drive:  12​h
1
Council Bluffs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  8​h
5
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Hodgenville

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night
Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs ©
Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Council Bluffs trip itinerary builder .

Hodgenville to Council Bluffs is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Hodgenville to Council Bluffs is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Council Bluffs can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Council Bluffs

Casinos Fun & Games Museums
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Western Historic Trails Center ©
Western Historic Trails Center

3
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

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You can fly from Council Bluffs to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Council Bluffs to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Council Bluffs in August, Rapid City is slightly colder at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Custer
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Taggart Lake, & more) and Moose (Chapel of the Transfiguration & Snake River Bridge). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, make a trip to Town Square, view the masterpieces at The Brookover Gallery, and shop like a local with Mangelsen Images of Nature.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip maker website .

You can fly from Rapid City to Jackson Hole in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in August, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson Hole: highs are around 78°F and lows about 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online route planner .

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Highline Trail, explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and explore the activities along Avalanche Lake.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 48°F. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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