17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
9
Denver
— 1 night
End: Denver

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night
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 see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Denver. September in Denver sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 52°F at night. You will leave for Keystone on the 2nd (Mon).

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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.
You've added Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park and then appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Keystone travel route planning tool .

Fly from Denver to Keystone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in September, expect Keystone to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Billings.

Things to do in Keystone

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Side Trips

Devils Tower National Monument, Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

1
night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Bighorn Battlefield. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Little Bighorn Battlefield.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Billings tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Billings takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Billings are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Little Bighorn Battlefield
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Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield

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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.
For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Billings to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Billings in September, expect Glacier National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 40°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for Bozeman.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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night
Bozeman

Bozeman
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bozeman online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Bozeman takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Loop Road, Beartooth Highway and Yellowstone National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bozeman in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Beartooth Hwy
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Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive as well as Grand Teton. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Golden Spike National Historic Site and Salt Lake Temple. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Temple Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 81°F and lows reach 58°F. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toGlacier National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
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Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Denver

Denver
For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip maker site .

You can fly from Billings to Denver in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Denver

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