12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Corpus Christi
Drive:  6 h
1
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 45 min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Cheyenne
— Few hours
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Cooke City
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
7
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Ogallala
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
9
Wichita
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Euless
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Corpus Christi

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Abilene

Abilene
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Abilene trip itinerary planner.

Corpus Christi to Abilene is an approximately 6- hour car ride. You can also fly. August in Abilene sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 72°F at night. You will leave for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Abilene to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Abilene in August; daily highs in Rocky Mountain National Park reach 89°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

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hours
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Wyoming State Capitol has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Wyoming State Capitol.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cheyenne trip website.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Cheyenne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August: highs in Cheyenne hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Teton National Park.
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Wyoming State Capitol ©
Wyoming State Capitol

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cheyenne to Grand Teton National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cheyenne in August, Grand Teton National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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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.
You've added Boiling River, Uncle Tom's Trail, Avalanche Peak Hike, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, then hike along Osprey Falls Trail, and finally stroll through Avalanche Peak Hike. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cooke City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beartooth Hwy. On the 1st (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road, take a memorable drive along Chief Joseph Hwy, then cruise along Beartooth Hwy, then get a new perspective on nature at Yellowstone Trading Post, and finally look for gifts at Cooke City General Store.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cooke City road trip site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cooke City in 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Cooke City are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cooke City

Scenic Drive Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Chief Joseph Hwy, Beartooth Hwy, Grand Loop Road
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone Trading Post ©
Yellowstone Trading Post

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 2nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA and then examine the collection at Pawnseum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rapid City road trip tool.

You can drive from Cooke City to Rapid City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, Rapid City is somewhat warmer than Cooke City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ogallala.

Things to do in Rapid City

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Pawnseum ©
Pawnseum

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Ogallala

Ogallala ©
Ogallala is a city in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), deepen your understanding at Petrified Wood Gallery, then explore the activities along Lake McConaughy, and then contemplate the long history of Boot Hill Cemetery.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ogallala trip website.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Ogallala takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Rapid City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ogallala, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 51°F. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Wichita.

Things to do in Ogallala

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Cemetery ©
Boot Hill Cemetery
Petrified Wood Gallery ©
Petrified Wood Gallery

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Wichita

Wichita
For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wichita online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ogallala to Wichita in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ogallala to Wichita is 1 hour. Traveling from Ogallala in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 62°F in Wichita. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Euless.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Nightlife

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Euless

Euless ©
Euless is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States, and a suburb of Dallas and Fort Worth. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Euless route planner.

Explore your travel options from Wichita to Euless with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wichita in September; daily highs in Euless reach 92°F and lows reach 71°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Euless

Fun & Games Spas Shopping

Side Trip

Grapevine
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Lifestylez Nails Spa ©
Lifestylez Nails Spa

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