15 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

15 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Keystone
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keystone: Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Wildlife Loop Road, &more) and Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak, and get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Keystone online attractions planner.

New York City to Keystone is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Keystone is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in September: highs in Keystone hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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