19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Custer
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Devils Tower
— Few hours
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Cody
— 3 nights
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Red Lodge
— Few hours
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Michelangelo's David replica and then hike along SculptureWalk & Arc of Dreams Monument.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls day trip planner.

Rockford to Sioux Falls is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rockford to Sioux Falls due to the time zone difference. June in Sioux Falls sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
On the 19th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Badlands National Park travel route website.

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Custer.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Loop Road
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National Park
Badlands National Park
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Geologic Formation
Badlands Wall
4.9

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Custer

Custer
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Custer trip planner.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Custer in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, Custer is little chillier than Badlands National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. You'll set off for Keystone on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, catch all the local highlights with Black Hills Helicopters, then hike along Presidential Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone road trip site.

Traveling by car from Custer to Keystone takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, and then get in on the family fun at Storybook Island.

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Rapid City is very close to Keystone. Traveling from Keystone in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rapid City, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Wildlife Area
Bear Country USA
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Theme Park
Storybook Island
4.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Tower Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Devils Tower online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Devils Tower, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks · Nature
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Geologic Formation
Devils Tower National Monument
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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, relax and float downstream with Wyoming River Trips, and then see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On the next day, stop by Sierra Trading Post, then see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cody trip planner.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Cody in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Cody are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Red Lodge.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure
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River Rafting / Tubing
Wyoming River Trips
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Cody Firearms Museum
4.8

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Red Lodge

Red Lodge ©
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Bill Lake and then stop by Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Red Lodge trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cody to Red Lodge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Nature
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
4.2

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 29th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour builder site.

Drive from Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Red Lodge in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, then trek along Jenny Lake Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, then trek along Taggart Lake, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Taggart Lake
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Hiking Trail
Jenny Lake Trail
4.8

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rendezvous Mountain and Jenny Lake. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Town Square, view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Antelope Flats.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

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Water Body
Jenny Lake
4.8

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