16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Philipsburg
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Burns Basin Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape at Conata Basin Overlook. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, get to know the fascinating history of Sage Creek Wilderness Area, then explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, and finally hike along Castle Trail.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park day trip planning app.

Dayton to Badlands National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dayton to Badlands National Park. Traveling from Dayton in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Badlands National Park, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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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 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Center Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Grace Coolidge Creek, then explore the activities along Horse Thief Lake, and finally stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an unforgettable tour with Black Hills Aerial Adventures, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coolidge, and then hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Keystone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Badlands National Park in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Center Lake ©
Center Lake
Horse Thief Lake ©
Horse Thief Lake
Mount Coolidge ©
Mount Coolidge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, trek along Cracker Lake Hike, then get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In June, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Philipsburg.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek
Cracker Lake Hike ©
Cracker Lake Hike
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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Philipsburg

Philipsburg ©
Philipsburg is a town in and the county seat of Granite County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for gifts at Sapphire Gallery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Philipsburg Brewing Company, and then see a world frozen in time at Granite Ghost Town State Park. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Granite County Museum, stroll around Winninghoff Park, then explore and take pictures at The Skalkaho Highway Scenic Byway, and finally explore the world behind art at Ohrmann Museum & Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philipsburg trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier National Park to Philipsburg. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Skalkaho Highway Scenic Byway, Ohrmann Museum & Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Sapphire Gallery ©
Sapphire Gallery
Granite Ghost Town State Park ©
Granite Ghost Town State Park
Ohrmann Museum & Gallery ©
Ohrmann Museum & Gallery

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail and Leigh Lake. Discover out-of-the-way places like String Lake and Hermitage Point. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, get great views at Snake River Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and explore the stunning scenery at Death Canyon.

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Traveling by car from Philipsburg to Grand Teton National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart
String Lake ©
String Lake
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Loop Road and Artists’ Paintpots. Escape the urban bustle at Biscuit Basin and Gibbon Falls. There's lots more to do: hike along Observation Point Trail, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yellowstone National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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