16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— Few hours
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Billings
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Devils Tower
— 3 nights

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Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Denver road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Denver. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. You'll set off for Badlands National Park on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Crazy Horse Memorial as well as Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial and then appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Denver to Badlands National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Billings.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 4th (Thu), look for gifts at Scheels.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Billings trip builder tool.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Billings in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Billings, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Thu) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Scheels ©
Scheels

3
nights
Glacier National Park

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.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Billings to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Billings in June, things will get slightly colder in Glacier National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 45°F. On the 7th (Sun), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

2
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 8th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, get answers to all your questions at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route builder.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then hike along Hermitage Point, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Solitude and then take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake
Hidden Falls ©
Hidden Falls

2
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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 12th (Fri), get great views at Milner Pass, contemplate the long history of Holzwarth Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Eagle Plume Trading Post, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ouzel Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Teton National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. In June, Rocky Mountain National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 87°F and lows of 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ouzel  Falls ©
Ouzel Falls
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook

3
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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 14th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Rogue's Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument, then go for a walk through Tower Trail, and finally pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Keyhole State Park, get engrossed in the history at West Texas Trail Museum, then make a trip to Aladdin General Store, and finally examine the collection at Hulett Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Devils Tower online trip planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Devils Tower in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June, you will find days in Devils Tower are slightly colder (76°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Hulett, Moorcroft, Aladdin General Store, Warren Peak Lookout Tower
Highlights from your plan
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
West Texas Trail Museum ©
West Texas Trail Museum

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