16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Medora
— 2 nights
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Rapid City
— 3 nights
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Wind Cave National Park
— 1 night

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
On the 6th (Tue), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park online trip maker.

Dallas to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Glacier National Park. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, then wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, then get interesting insight from CDA Parasail, and finally stop by KnitKnit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake and then whizz through the canopy at Timberline Adventures.

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You can drive from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in Coeur d'Alene. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
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Timberline Adventures ©
Timberline Adventures
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch

3
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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and kick your exploration up a notch at Yellowstone Aerial Adventures.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Coeur d'Alene to West Yellowstone takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 77°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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River Rafting & Tubing
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun

2
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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. On the 12th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of South Unit.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Medora trip planning site.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Medora by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Traveling from West Yellowstone in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Medora: highs are around 85°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit

3
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Rapid City

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.
Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse), Keystone (Mount Rushmore National Memorial & Black Hills Helicopters) and Custer (Sylvan Lake & Needles Eye Tunnel). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, cruise along Loop Road, and shop like a local with Wall Drug.

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Drive from Medora to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Medora in July since evenings lows in Rapid City dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wind Cave National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park presents one of the United States' few remaining intact prairies.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): hike along Rankin Ridge Nature Trail, take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Wind Cave National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Wind Cave National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rapid City in July, with highs in Wind Cave National Park at 80°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wind Cave National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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