15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Medora
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House, get great views at Badlands Overlook, and then get to know the fascinating history of Painted Canyon Overlook. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Medora travel route planner.

Memphis to Medora is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Memphis to Medora, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Memphis in July; daily highs in Medora reach 85°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook
Badlands Overlook ©
Badlands Overlook

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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 7th (Wed), catch all the local highlights with Black Hills Helicopters, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Medora to Rapid City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Medora in July since evenings lows in Rapid City dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Rapid City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 49°F in Glacier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 12th (Mon), kick your exploration up a notch at Yellowstone Aerial Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect West Yellowstone to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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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 Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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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.
Step out of Jackson Hole with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Barker-Ewing Whitewater, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and look for gifts at Yippy I-O Candy Co.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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