15 days in South Dakota, Wyoming & Spring Green Itinerary

15 days in South Dakota, Wyoming & Spring Green Itinerary

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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Cody
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Spring Green
— 1 night

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Hydra Beer Company. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then stroll around Falls Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wooden Legs Brewing Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sioux Falls online holiday planner.

Newark to Sioux Falls is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in October; daily highs in Sioux Falls reach 62°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Wooden Legs Brewing Company ©
Wooden Legs Brewing Company
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral
Strawbale Winery ©
Strawbale Winery

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the galleries of Adams House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, and finally stop by Downtown Rapid City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, and then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City trip maker.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Rapid City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Rapid City. In October, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, then get engrossed in the history at Plains Indian Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, and then see a world frozen in time at Kirwin Ghost Town.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cody road trip planning site.

Fly from Rapid City to Cody in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Rapid City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lone Star Geyser and Uncle Tom's Trail. Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cody to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cody in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Thal Glass Studio, do a tasting at Jackson Hole Winery, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip maker site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Jackson Hole are somewhat warmer (55°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Spring Green.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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Spring Green

Spring Green ©
Spring Green is a village in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The House on the Rock, stroll around Indian Lake Park, then do a tasting at Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, and finally stop by Carr Valley Cheese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Wisconsin River and then do a tasting at Weggy Winery.

Plan trip to Spring Green with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Spring Green takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Jackson Hole in October, expect Spring Green to be a bit warmer, temps between 63°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Spring Green

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Indian Lake Park ©
Indian Lake Park
The House on the Rock ©
The House on the Rock
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery ©
Wollersheim Winery & Distillery

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