14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Custer
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Custer trip planner.

Sioux Falls to Custer is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Custer. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Prismatic Spring and Lamar Valley. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Custer in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

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Castle Geyser
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vernal Fall and Tioga Pass. There's still lots to do: trek along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Olmsted Point, get great views at Washburn Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Glacier Point
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Sentinel Dome
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Panorama Trail
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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Clingmans Dome. Family-friendly places like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Cades Cove will thrill your kids. Step out of Pigeon Forge to go to Townsend and see Tuckaleechee Caverns, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge road trip app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Pigeon Forge in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Pigeon Forge: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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Cades Cove
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