14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
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Custer
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Fresno, Fly to Knoxville
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Custer

— 2 nights
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

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

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 Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Faithful 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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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 Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, cruise along Tioga Pass, get great views at Washburn Point, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°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

Pigeon Forge

— 3 nights

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 Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Family-friendly places like Zipline and The Escape Game Pigeon Forge will thrill your kids. Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Clingmans Dome). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, get in on the family fun at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge route planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Pigeon Forge in 14.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Pigeon Forge is 3 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Pigeon Forge, with highs around 87°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.