16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Cleveland
Fly:  7 h
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Reno
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Truckee
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
8
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Cleveland

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone), The Farmer's Daughter (in Hill City) and Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary maker tool.

Cleveland to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland to Rapid City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in July, you will find days in Rapid City are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are a bit cooler (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hill City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

1
night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Devils Tower online travel route planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Devils Tower when traveling from Rapid City in July, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rogue's Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery

1
night
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cody driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Cody in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. July in Cody sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, trek along Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Monument Geyser Basin.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cody in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
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.
Spend the 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

2
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, and then stroll around Kings Beach State Recreation Area. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads, thenlet the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park, and then contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reno vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Reno in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, with highs in Reno at 95°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Kings Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

1
night
Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 26th (Sun), trek along Tompkins Memorial Trail, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take a stroll through Historic Downtown Truckee.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Truckee attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Reno to Truckee takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Reno in July, you will find days in Truckee are a bit cooler (82°F), and nights are cooler (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Historic Downtown Truckee
Historic Downtown Truckee

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Truckee to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Truckee to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Truckee in July: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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