28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Denver
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Scottsbluff
— 3 nights
Drive
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Philip
— 1 night
Drive
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Deadwood
— 2 nights
Drive
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Custer
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Jackson Hole Airport, Fly to Lyon

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Denver — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and National Ballpark Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at History Colorado Center and Clyfford Still Museum. Go for a jaunt from Denver to Georgetown to see Hotel de Paris Museum about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Morrison Natural History Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Prost Brewery Co & Biergarten, contemplate the long history of Center for Colorado Women's History, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver tour itinerary planner.

Lyon, France to Denver is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lyon to Denver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lyon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Denver, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Scottsbluff.
Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

Scottsbluff — 3 nights

Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Scotts Bluff National Monument and Carhenge. Museum-lovers will appreciate Legacy of the Plains Museum and North Platte Valley Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Robinson State Park (in Crawford) and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (in Harrison).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Scottsbluff trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Denver to Scottsbluff in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Philip.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Philip — 1 night

Philip is a city in Haakon County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Big Badlands Overlook, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Prairie Homestead.

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You can drive from Scottsbluff to Philip in 4.5 hours. June in Philip sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Deadwood.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Side Trip

Deadwood — 2 nights

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, and then get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Adams House, take an in-depth tour of Adams Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Mt Roosevelt Monument.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Deadwood trip tool.

Traveling by car from Philip to Deadwood takes 2 hours. Traveling from Philip to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Philip, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Deadwood, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Custer.
Museums · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Custer — 3 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Black Hills National Forest and Prairie Berry Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap), The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary (in Hot Springs) and Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park). There's more to do: get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer trip planner.

You can drive from Deadwood to Custer in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Deadwood to Custer, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Custer sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Salt Lake City.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Salt Lake City — 4 nights

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rocky Mountain Outfitters and Historic 25th Street. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of the Madeleine and Thanksgiving Point. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Ogden (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours & Utah State Railroad Museum) and Stewart Falls (in Sundance). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Pioneer Memorial Museum, get curious at Wheeler Historic Farm, and admire the natural beauty at Red Butte Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planning app.

You can fly from Custer to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in June, with highs in Salt Lake City at 37°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park — 5 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Biscuit Basin. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and stroll through Fountain Paint Pot.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park — 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart. You'll discover tucked-away gems like 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Inspiration Point. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest, hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, explore the activities along Leigh Lake, and take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.