14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
train + Fly + train + bus:  14​h 15​min
1
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Deadwood
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Rock Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  15​h
End: Birmingham

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo road trip site .

Birmingham, UK to Buffalo is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Birmingham to Buffalo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Birmingham in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Buffalo: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
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 28th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Cosmos Mystery Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City travel planner .

Getting from Buffalo to Rapid City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Rapid City is minus 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rapid City are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Keystone, Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 30th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio, stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Adams House, then take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, and finally take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Deadwood online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Deadwood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Deadwood are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway ©
Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, stop by Cowtown Candy Company, then get your game on at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, and finally take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

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Traveling by flight from Deadwood to Cody takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Cody due to the time zone difference. September in Cody sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©

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 2nd (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then make a trip to Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cody in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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night
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.
On the 5th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Town Square, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then don't miss a visit to T.A. Moulton Barn, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Jackson Hole can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

1
night
Rock Springs

Rock Springs ©
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. On the 6th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Flaming Gorge - Uintas National Scenic Byway.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rock Springs trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Rock Springs takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Jackson Hole in October since evenings lows in Rock Springs dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Rock Springs

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, head outdoors with Paul Smith Children's Village, then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum, and finally browse the collection at Laramie County Public Library.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cheyenne trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Rock Springs to Cheyenne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October, daytime highs in Cheyenne are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Outdoors Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Laramie County Public Library ©
Laramie County Public Library

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denver travel route builder website .

Drive from Cheyenne to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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