14 days in Western US, North Dakota & South Dakota Itinerary

14 days in Western US, North Dakota & South Dakota Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 1 night
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Medora
— 1 night
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Custer
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium, then wander the streets of Chinatown, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 14th (Mon), try your luck at New York New York Casino, then shop like a local with The Strip, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 93°F and lows reach 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Boise

Boise ©

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): trek along Boise River Greenbelt and then do a tasting at Telaya Wine Co..

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boise trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Boise takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Boise is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Boise at 79°F and lows at 54°F. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in Boise

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Telaya Wine Co. ©
Telaya Wine Co.

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

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

Fly from Boise to Medora in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boise in September; daily highs in Medora reach 70°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Medora

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
South Unit ©
South Unit

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Custer road trip tool.

Getting from Medora to Custer by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Custer sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Geyser. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and hike along Osprey Falls Trail.

Before you visit Yellowstone National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Custer to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Custer in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Escape the urban bustle at Grinnell Glacier and Iceberg Lake Trail. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park holiday tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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