15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Crazy Horse
— 1 day
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Modesto
— 4 nights

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Crazy Horse trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Crazy Horse is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Crazy Horse. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crazy Horse, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): do sightseeing your way with Black Hills Helicopters, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, and then find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City visit planner.

Drive from Crazy Horse to Rapid City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Crazy Horse in July, Rapid City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Bear Country USA
4.4
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Water Body
Sylvan Lake
4.8

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall and then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road.

Plan trip to Badlands National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Badlands National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Rapid City in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Badlands National Park: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks
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Must see
Loop Road
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Badlands Wall
4.9

6
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Trout Lake Trail, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Badlands National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Idaho Falls itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Idaho Falls takes 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Idaho Falls hover around 88°F and lows are around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Modesto.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Taft Point. Get out of town with these interesting Modesto side-trips: Mariposa Stage Line (in Mariposa) and Yosemite National Park (Panorama Trail, Washburn Point, &more).

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Modesto driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Idaho Falls to Modesto with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Idaho Falls in July, expect Modesto to be a bit warmer, temps between 97°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Modesto

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Mariposa Grove
4.7
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Geologic Formation
El Capitan
4.9

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