20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Taylors Falls
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Badlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Moose
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Interior
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Taylors Falls

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Black Hills National Forest. Explore Badlands National Park's surroundings by going to Custer (Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, explore the striking landscape of White River Valley Overlook, and steep yourself in history at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

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Taylors Falls to Badlands National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 42°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

4
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 Fairy Falls. Popular historic sites such as Beaver Ponds Loop Trail and Lone Star Geyser are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Badlands National Park in May, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 53°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Get some historical perspective at Chapel of the Transfiguration and Mormon Row Historic District. Visiting Grand Teton and Grand Targhee Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, and take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Moose travel route website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Moose by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Moose: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

5
nights
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.
Wyoming Stargazing has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to String Lake and Jenny Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, and make a trip to Oxbow Bend.

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Drive from Moose to Jackson Hole in an hour. May in Jackson Hole sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
String Lake ©
String Lake
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake

2
nights
Interior

Interior ©
Interior is a town in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Badlands National Park. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Interior trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Jackson Hole to Interior with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Interior hover around 83°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Interior

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Philip
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Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead
Badlands Trading Post ©
Badlands Trading Post

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