18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Virginia
Drive:  5​h
1
Fargo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Dickinson
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
South Fork
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
13
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
15
Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Virginia


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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 find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fargo tour app .

Virginia to Fargo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Virginia in August: high temperatures in Fargo hover around 81°F and lows are around 58°F. You will leave for Dickinson on the 9th (Fri).

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Unit. On the 9th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of South Unit.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dickinson trip itinerary app .

Drive from Fargo to Dickinson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fargo to Dickinson. Traveling from Fargo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dickinson, with lows of 53°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Red Lodge.

Things to do in Dickinson

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

South Unit
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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. Beartooth Highway has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), look for gifts at Montana Candy Emporium.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Red Lodge tour website .

You can drive from Dickinson to Red Lodge in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. In August in Red Lodge, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Beartooth Hwy
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Red Lodge in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, 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.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Golden Spike National Historic Site
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©

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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.
You've now added Great Salt Lake State Marina to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then admire all the interesting features of Temple Square, and finally admire the majestic nature at Great Salt Lake State Marina.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Jackson Hole, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): hike along Rim Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, and then stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 4.5 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 and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Wildlife Parks

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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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary.

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

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to South Fork.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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South Fork

South Fork
South Fork is a statutory town in Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the South Fork itinerary website .

Getting from Page to South Fork by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Page in August, with highs in South Fork at 54°F and lows at 40°F. You will leave for Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve on the 20th (Tue).

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 ©
To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from South Fork to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from South Fork in August, you will find days in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve are warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park
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Great Sand Dunes National Park ©
Great Sand Dunes National Park

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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. On the 20th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canon City route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August; daily highs in Canon City reach 89°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park ©
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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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 maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Canon City to Denver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toDevils Tower.

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devils Tower National Monument.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Devils Tower trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Devils Tower in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Devils Tower sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature Shopping
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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip planner.

Traveling by car from Devils Tower to Deadwood takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In August in Deadwood, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sioux Falls.
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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 see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Deadwood to Sioux Falls by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Museums Nature

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