26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Waterloo
— 1 night
2
Walnut Grove
— 1 night
3
De Smet
— 1 night
4
Badlands National Park
— 4 nights
5
Medora
— 2 nights
6
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
7
Deer Lodge
— 4 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
9
Moose
— 2 nights
10
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
11
Kansas City
— 2 nights

1
night
Waterloo

Waterloo
Waterloo is a city in and the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Waterloo trip planner.

Dayton to Waterloo is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dayton to Waterloo due to the time zone difference. In June in Waterloo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Walnut Grove.

Things to do in Waterloo

Parks Museums Nature

1
night
Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota, United States. To find out how to plan a trip to Walnut Grove, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Waterloo to Walnut Grove takes 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for De Smet.

Things to do in Walnut Grove

Museums Historic Sites Nature

1
night
De Smet

De Smet
De Smet is a city in and the county seat of Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the De Smet trip planner.

You can drive from Walnut Grove to De Smet in 2.5 hours. June in De Smet sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in De Smet

Historic Sites Nature Parks

4
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.
To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park holiday builder.

You can drive from De Smet to Badlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from De Smet to Badlands National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from De Smet in July: highs in Badlands National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Medora.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Medora trip itinerary site.

Getting from Badlands National Park to Medora by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Medora: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Overlook ©
Oxbow Overlook
South Unit ©
South Unit
Petrified Forest Loop ©
Petrified Forest Loop

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Goat Lick Overlook, thenhike along Iceberg Lake Trail, thenexplore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip maker tool.

Drive from Medora to Glacier National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Medora in July since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Deer Lodge.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

4
nights
Deer Lodge

Deer Lodge
Deer Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Powell County, Montana, United States. For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Deer Lodge online travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Deer Lodge with the Route module. In July in Deer Lodge, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Deer Lodge

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. Bring the kids along to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Deer Lodge to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Deer Lodge in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °F and lows at °F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road, thenexplore the activities along Teton Point Turnout, and finally steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District.

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

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moose: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock and then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Alluvial Fan, thentake in the awesome beauty at Hallett Peak, thentrek along Emerald Lake Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moose to Rocky Mountain National Park. Traveling from Moose in July, things will get a bit warmer in Rocky Mountain National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kansas City.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kansas City online journey builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rocky Mountain National Park to Kansas City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Kansas City. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, Kansas City is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Nightlife

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