15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
3
Dayton
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
End: Yellowstone National Park

3
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, hike along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park tour planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Yellowstone National Park. In June, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Adams House and Mount Moriah Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Black Hills National Forest and Cement Ridge Lookout. Get out of town with these interesting Deadwood side-trips: Custer (Sylvan Lake & Needles Eye Tunnel). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Woody's Wild West, Inc, and view the masterpieces at Scott Jacobs Studio.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Deadwood by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Deadwood: highs are around 75°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Dayton.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Custer, Cement Ridge Lookout, Spearfish Falls, Bridal Veil Falls
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

1
night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, and then explore the world behind art at Dayton Metro Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Dayton National Cemetery, and then head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dayton trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Deadwood to Dayton in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Deadwood in June, with highs in Dayton at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
French Quarter and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Slidell to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Faulkner House Books, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Dayton to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dayton in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 77°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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