14 days in United States Itinerary

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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
Rapid City
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Grand Junction
— 1 night


Idaho Falls — 1 night

On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Idaho Falls online journey planner.

Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with highs in Idaho Falls at 32°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature
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Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and trek along North Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Idaho Falls in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cody.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Side Trip

Cody — 1 night

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cody trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Cody reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. You'll set off for Buffalo on the 23rd (Fri).
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Buffalo — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): cruise along US Highway 16 and then see the interesting displays at The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo road trip website.

Drive from Cody to Buffalo in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.
Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums

Rapid City — 3 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rapid City: Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse), Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Custer (Sylvan Lake & Custer State Park). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, shop like a local with Suzie Cappa Art Center, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buffalo to Rapid City takes 3 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Rapid City. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cheyenne.
Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Cheyenne — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the striking features of Historic Governors' Mansion and then appreciate the history behind Cheyenne Big Boots.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne trip planner.

Drive from Rapid City to Cheyenne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in June, Cheyenne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Denver on the 28th (Wed).
Historic Sites

Denver — 2 nights

Mile-High City

Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of 16th Street Mall.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Denver travel planner.

Drive from Cheyenne to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Grand Junction.
Museums · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips

Grand Junction — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, then learn about winemaking at Talon Wines at the Meadery, and then visit Downtown Grand Junction.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction route builder.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Grand Junction takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Denver in June, expect nights in Grand Junction to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for home.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wineries
Side Trip

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.

Wyoming travel guide

Hot Springs · Wildlife Areas · River Rafting & Tubing
The Equality State
Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourism, Wyoming is anything but "the bunchgrass edge of the world," as a writer once called it. Though the state's geography includes mostly wide-open plains, swaths of high desert, and sweeping mountain ridges, it also contains many small towns filled with places to visit, such as historical buildings, museums, shops, and restaurants. A great place to discover the last vestiges of the Old West, Wyoming's tourist attractions include the country's first national park, Native American reservations, and a smattering of ghost towns from the early frontier days. As you travel across this "Cowboy State," remember that distances between towns can be vast, requiring more advance vacation planning than travel in more densely populated parts of the country.

South Dakota travel guide

National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.