21 days in Sioux Falls, Keystone & Western US Itinerary

21 days in Sioux Falls, Keystone & Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Sioux Falls
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Keystone
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Buffalo
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Cody
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
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Springville
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
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Zion National Park
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Flagstaff
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Colorado Springs
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Sioux Falls

— 1 night
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls road trip planning app.

Peru to Sioux Falls is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Peru to Sioux Falls, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

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.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): hike along Presidential Trail, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

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

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Keystone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Keystone. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Buffalo

— 1 night
Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo tour app.

Drive from Keystone to Buffalo in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Keystone in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Buffalo, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Cody.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Cody

— 1 night

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 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, then take in the dramatic scenery at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, and then immerse yourself in nature at Buffalo Bill State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cody trip planner.

You can drive from Buffalo to Cody in 3.5 hours. July in Cody sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring, admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Steamboat Geyser, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, hike along Hermitage Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Potholes Turnout.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Springville.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Springville

— 2 nights
Springville is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States that is part of the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area. Your day by day itinerary now includes Fifth Water Hot Springs.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Springville driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Teton National Park to Springville with the Route module. In July, Springville is somewhat warmer than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 91°F and lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Springville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Ponderosa Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, and then get great views at Farview Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then hike along Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally get great views at Fairyland Point.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park vacation planner.

Drive from Springville to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In July, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Springville - with highs of 81°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Checkerboard Mesa, explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, and then see a world frozen in time at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town).

Discover how to plan a Zion National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Flagstaff

— 2 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest, stroll through Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then contemplate the geological forces at San Francisco Peaks, then take in the awesome beauty at Humphrey's Peak, and finally get your game on at Xcape Flagstaff.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff day trip planning website.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Flagstaff in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect Flagstaff to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Santa Fe Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, then hike along Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument, and then contemplate the geological forces at Jemez Mountains.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip builder site.

Getting from Flagstaff to Santa Fe by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in July: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 88°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

On the 26th (Sun), explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Fe to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in July; daily highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve reach 83°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): trek along Seven Bridges Trail, contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, and then stroll through Palmer Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in July since evenings lows in Colorado Springs dip to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites