15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Des Moines International Airport, Drive to Ames
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Ames
— 1 night
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Drive to Des Moines International Airport, Fly to Rapid City Regional Airport, Drive to Keystone
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Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive
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Billings
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Denver
— 3 nights
Fly

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Ames

Ames is a city located in the central part of Story County, Iowa, United States. To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ames trip planner.

Boston to Ames is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Boston to Ames, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in July, Ames is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Keystone.

Things to do in Ames

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
Kids will enjoy Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Sylvan Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Wildlife Loop Road, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an unforgettable tour with Black Hills Helicopters, admire all the interesting features of Needles Highway, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and trot along with The Stables at Palmer Gulch.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Keystone trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Ames to Keystone with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ames to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ames in July, plan for little chillier nights in Keystone, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Sylvan Lake ©
Water Body
Sylvan Lake
4.8
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Geologic Formation
Needles Eye Tunnel
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Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Phipps Park, then stop by Scheels, then take in nature's colorful creations at DanWalt Gardens, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Pictograph Cave State Park, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room, and finally walk around Pioneer Park.

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Drive from Keystone to Billings in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Billings is a bit warmer than Keystone - with highs of 89°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Phipps Park ©
State Park
Phipps Park
4.4
The Grand Escape Room ©
Room Escape Game
The Grand Escape Room
4.8
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.8

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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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Wilderness Outfitters will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Pelican Creek Trail, stroll through Osprey Falls Trail, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Billings to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Billings in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Old Faithful ©
Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Georgetown Firefighting Museum (in Georgetown), Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (in Colorado Springs) and Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, push the limits with Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience, and see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Denver by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Denver: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

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