14 days in United States Itinerary

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


Yellowstone National Park — 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

Step off the beaten path and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Artists Paintpots. Visiting Old Faithful and Castle Geyser will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and trek along North Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cody.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Cody — 1 night

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cody travel tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Cody to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 12°C. You'll set off for Sheridan on the 23rd (Fri).
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums


On the 23rd (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Bighorn National Forest.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sheridan road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cody to Sheridan takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sheridan can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Buffalo.
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Buffalo — 1 night

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Buffalo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Buffalo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for Deadwood on the 24th (Sat).
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites


On the 24th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, admire the sheer force of Spearfish Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Deadwood online route planner.

Traveling by car from Buffalo to Deadwood takes 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Buffalo to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Deadwood are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rapid City.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Rapid City — 3 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Geology and Chapel in the Hills. Get in touch with nature at Roberts Prairie Dog Town and Yellow Mounds Overlook. Step out of Rapid City to go to Badlands National Park and see Castle Trail, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars, get a taste of the local shopping with Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, and get engrossed in the history at America's Founding Fathers Exhibit.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City trip planning site.

Drive from Deadwood to Rapid City in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Rapid City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cheyenne.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Side Trip

Cheyenne — 1 night

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cheyenne sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Rapid City to Cheyenne by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in June, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Cheyenne. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Denver.
Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Museums

Denver — 1 night

Mile-High City

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Mines Museum of Earth Science, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Falcon Castle Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Center for Colorado Women's History, admire the masterpieces at Clyfford Still Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherry Creek Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Denver online travel route planner.

You can drive from Cheyenne to Denver in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Denver, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Grand Junction.
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Grand Junction — 2 nights

On the 30th (Fri), hike along Canyon View Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary's Loop, then have fun and explore at Eureka! McConnell Math and Science Museum, and finally trek along Tabeguache Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Grand Junction takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or 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. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
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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.

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.