16 days in Rapid City & Yellowstone-Teton Territory Itinerary

16 days in Rapid City & Yellowstone-Teton Territory Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 9 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 3 nights
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Victor
— 3 nights
Drive to Jackson Hole Airport, Fly to Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Deadwood (Mount Moriah Cemetery & Scott Jacobs Studio), Badlands National Park (Big Badlands Overlook, Pinnacles Overlook, &more) and Hurley Butte Horseback Riding (in Interior). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, and explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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Cincinnati to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Rapid City is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in June, you will find days in Rapid City are slightly colder (78°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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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. Explore Idaho Falls' surroundings by going to Rexburg (Legacy Flight Museum, Rexburg Idaho Temple, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, examine the collection at Museum of Idaho, make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt, and have fun at Freeman Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Idaho Falls road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rapid City to Idaho Falls. Expect little chillier evenings in Idaho Falls when traveling from Rapid City in June, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Victor.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Victor

Victor is the largest city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): wander the wide-open spaces of Linn Canyon Ranch, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Grand Teton Distillery. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Harriman State Park and then sample the tasty concoctions at Grand Teton Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Victor road trip planning app.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Victor in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in June, expect nights in Victor to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Victor

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips