20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  8​h 30​min
2
Medora
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Rapid City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Calgary

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Northwest Tattoo Museum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene vacation maker site .

Calgary, Canada to Coeur d'Alene is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Coeur d'Alene is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Calgary, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coeur d'Alene, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Golf Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course ©
Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Northwest Tattoo Museum & Tattooing ©

1
night
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Bully Pulpit Golf Course and then appreciate the extensive heritage of South Unit.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Medora trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Coeur d'Alene to Medora takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Medora, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Medora can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

South Unit
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Bully Pulpit Golf Course ©
Bully Pulpit Golf Course

4
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get outdoors at Custer State Park and Badlands National Park. Get some cultural insight at Downtown Rapid City and Suzie Cappa Art Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, & more) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA and learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City day trip tool .

You can drive from Medora to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Medora in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Prairie Berry Winery, Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Wildlife Art and Hines Goldsmiths. Visiting Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Take a break from Jackson Hole with a short trip to Chapel of the Transfiguration in Moose, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Taggart Lake, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, fly down the slopes at Rendezvous Mountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole journey planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Rapid City to Jackson Hole in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler than Rapid City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

7
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Visiting Mystic Falls Trail and Mud Volcano will get you outdoors. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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