19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Shuttle to Las Vegas, Fly to Sioux Falls
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Sioux Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pierre
— 1 night
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Spearfish
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cody
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
Fly to Las Vegas, Shuttle to Lake Havasu City

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Sioux Falls

— 2 nights
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), hike along Circle Trail, then contemplate the long history of Pipestone National Monument, and then look for gifts at Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, then learn about winemaking at Strawbale Winery, and then stroll through Sioux Falls Bike Trails.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sioux Falls trip itinerary builder.

Lake Havasu City to Sioux Falls is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In March, Sioux Falls is much colder than Lake Havasu City - with highs of 44°F and lows of 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Pierre.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pierre

— 1 night
Pierre is the capital of the state of South Dakota and the county seat of Hughes County. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of State Capitol, then contemplate the long history of Cultural Heritage Center, and then explore the world behind art at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pierre road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Pierre takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Pierre sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 22°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Pierre

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Badlands National Park

— 1 night
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 5th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Sage Creek Wilderness Area, then take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park route builder.

Getting from Pierre to Badlands National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pierre to Badlands National Park. In March in Badlands National Park, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Spearfish

— 2 nights
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. On the 6th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Adams House, then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town, and finally shop like a local with Scott Jacobs Studio. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Black Hills Parrot Welfare & Education Center, admire all the interesting features of Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Spearfish trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Spearfish in 2 hours. Traveling from Badlands National Park to Spearfish, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Badlands National Park in March, plan for little chillier days in Spearfish, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Spearfish

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cody

— 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, get engrossed in the history at Plains Indian Museum, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Paul Stock Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, and then do a tasting at Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Spearfish to Cody takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Spearfish to Cody, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Cody are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone River Picnic Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cody in March, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 36°F and lows at 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Jackson Hole

— 5 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Teton Point Turnout (in Moose), Grand Targhee Ski Resort (in Alta) and Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, view the masterpieces at Thal Glass Studio, don't miss a visit to Town Square, and go for a walk through Cunningham Cabin.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip maker site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jackson Hole when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, with lows around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.