15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

6
nights
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.
On the 14th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You will leave for Glacier National Park on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

4
nights
Glacier National Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Glacier National Park to West Glacier to see River Rafting & Tubing about 52 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's much more to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, train, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Keystone itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Keystone, with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial, Bear Country USA
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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