18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Fargo
— 1 night
2
Dickinson
— 1 night
3
Red Lodge
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
8
Page
— 1 night
9
South Fork
— 1 night
10
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
11
Canon City
— 1 night
12
Denver
— 1 night
13
Devils Tower
— 1 night
14
Deadwood
— 1 night
15
Sioux Falls
— 1 night

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Fargo

Fargo
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Fargo travel planning tool.

Virginia to Fargo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Virginia in August; daily highs in Fargo reach 81°F and lows reach 58°F. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to Dickinson.

Things to do in Fargo

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. You've now added South Unit to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dickinson trip simple and quick.

Drive from Fargo to Dickinson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fargo to Dickinson is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fargo in August since evenings lows in Dickinson dip to 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Red Lodge.

Things to do in Dickinson

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Unit
Highlights from your plan
South Unit ©
South Unit
Dickinson Museum Center ©
Dickinson Museum Center

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Red Lodge

Red Lodge ©
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Beartooth Hwy. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Montana Candy Emporium.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Red Lodge online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Dickinson to Red Lodge in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Red Lodge are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Beartooth Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Montana Candy Emporium ©
Montana Candy Emporium

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Red Lodge in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, then snap pictures at Snake River Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Salt Lake State Marina. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally admire the majestic nature at Great Salt Lake State Marina.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be much warmer, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, hike along Bryce Amphitheatre, and then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 77°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon.

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

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 93°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 69°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for South Fork.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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night
South Fork

South Fork
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the South Fork online attractions planner.

You can drive from Page to South Fork in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Page in August, things will get much colder in South Fork: highs are around 54°F and lows about 40°F. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in South Fork

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the fascinating landscape at Great Sand Dunes National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from South Fork to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. When traveling from South Fork in August, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 45°F at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skyline Drive, Tunnel Drive and Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Canon City vacation planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August: high temperatures in Canon City hover around 89°F and lows are around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

1
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 maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip planner.

You can drive from Canon City to Denver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. You'll set off for Devils Tower on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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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.
You've now added Devils Tower National Monument to your itinerary.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Devils Tower itinerary planner.

Getting from Denver to Devils Tower by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Devils Tower can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Devils Tower Trading Post ©
Devils Tower Trading Post

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Deadwood

Deadwood
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. You've now added Crazy Horse Memorial to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Deadwood trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Devils Tower to Deadwood by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Deadwood are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Sioux Falls.
Highlights from your plan
Mt Roosevelt Monument
Mt Roosevelt Monument
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip maker website.

You can drive from Deadwood to Sioux Falls in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature

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