22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Crazy Horse
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Douglas
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Dallas

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and find something for the whole family at Rush Mountain Adventure Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone vacation maker website .

Dallas to Keystone is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in September; daily highs in Keystone reach 71°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Theme Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Iron Mountain Road
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

2
nights
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crazy Horse Memorial. On the 16th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak and then take in the awesome beauty at The Needles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial and then get a new perspective on nature at Native American Educational and Cultural Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Crazy Horse vacation website .

Traveling by car from Keystone to Crazy Horse takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Crazy Horse can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Douglas.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

South Dakota
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Harney Peak ©
Harney Peak
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
The Needles ©
The Needles

5
nights
Douglas

Douglas ©
Douglas is a city in Converse County, Wyoming, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Douglas: Cheyenne (Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Wyoming State Museum, & more), National Historic Trails Interpretive Center (in Casper) and Fort Laramie National Historic Site (in Fort Laramie). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Trail Ruts, get engrossed in the history at Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center, don't miss a visit to College Inn Bar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ayres Natural Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Douglas trip maker .

Traveling by car from Crazy Horse to Douglas takes 3 hours. While traveling from Crazy Horse, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Douglas, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Douglas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cheyenne, Oregon Trail Ruts, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, National Historic Trails Interpretive Center
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site ©
Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum

12
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Douglas to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Douglas in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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