27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Saint Louis
— 3 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 2 nights
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Devils Tower
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
9
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
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Cheyenne
— 3 nights

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Gateway Arch. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at City Museum, take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and then sample the fine beverages at StilL 630 Distillery. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, then get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, and then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis sightseeing planner.

Chattanooga to Saint Louis is an approximately 6-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chattanooga to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum

2
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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.
Wall Drug has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Sage Creek Wilderness Area, cruise along Loop Road, then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and finally shop like a local with Wall Drug. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Badlands National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Badlands National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect Badlands National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Sage Creek Wilderness Area ©
Sage Creek Wilderness Area
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

2
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Keystone

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.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Iron Mountain Road and Big Thunder Gold Mine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keystone: Bicycle Sculpture (in Pringle) and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). The adventure continues: stroll through Presidential Trail, do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo, and find something for the whole family at Rush Mountain Adventure Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Keystone trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Keystone in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in October: highs in Keystone hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Rush Mountain Adventure Park ©
Rush Mountain Adventure Park

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Adams House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and finally take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Tatanka: Story of the Bison, then get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, and then try to win big at Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Deadwood tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Keystone to Deadwood in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Deadwood due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center ©
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
Adams House ©
Adams House
Historic Old Town
Historic Old Town

3
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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument, and then don't miss a visit to Tower Trail. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles, see the interesting displays at Crook County Museum, then don't miss a visit to Aladdin General Store, and finally examine the collection at Hulett Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Devils Tower holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Deadwood to Devils Tower takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Deadwood to Devils Tower, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Devils Tower sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Crook County Museum ©
Crook County Museum
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery

3
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lone Star Geyser. S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, and steep yourself in history at Fort Yellowstone Historic District.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey maker app.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Devils Tower in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 47°F and 25°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©
Fort Yellowstone Historic District

4
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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In October, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 56°F and lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

2
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Snake River Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and then explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

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Fly from Glacier National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Snake River Bridge ©
Snake River Bridge

2
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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rexburg Idaho Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Yellowstone Bear World, then explore the world behind art at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, and finally learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Teton National Park to Idaho Falls. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Idaho Falls: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Rexburg Idaho Temple
Rexburg Idaho Temple
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): wander the wide-open spaces of Terry Bison Ranch, then admire the natural beauty at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, and then get lost in a book at Laramie County Library. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol, then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum, then steep yourself in history at Historic Governors' Mansion, and finally make a trip to Big Boy Steam Engine.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Idaho Falls to Cheyenne. In October in Cheyenne, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 36°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion
Laramie County Library ©
Laramie County Library

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