46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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Crazy Horse
— 1 night
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Wind Cave National Park
— 1 night
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 3 nights
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Cody
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 30 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Elk Peak.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Crazy Horse trip planner.

Franklin to Crazy Horse is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Franklin to Crazy Horse due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Franklin in June, things will get a bit cooler in Crazy Horse: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wind Cave National Park.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Black Elk Peak
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Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park presents one of the United States' few remaining intact prairies.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Windcross Conservancy. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Elk Mountain Nature Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rankin Ridge Nature Trail, and finally admire all the interesting features of Needles Highway.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wind Cave National Park online vacation planner.

Drive from Crazy Horse to Wind Cave National Park in an hour. In June in Wind Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Wind Cave National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Windcross Conservancy, Needles Highway
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Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Badlands National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Wind Cave National Park to Badlands National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Wind Cave National Park in June, with highs in Badlands National Park at 83°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and finally trek along Pothole Point Trail. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Murphy Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at The Needles, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monument Basin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Badlands National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in June: high temperatures in Canyonlands National Park hover around 95°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Monument Basin ©
Monument Basin
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Step out of the city life by going to Double Arch and Delicate Arch. When in Arches National Park, make a side trip to see Sego Canyon Petroglyphs in Thompson, approximately Thompson away. There's much more to do: trek along Fiery Furnace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Garden Trailhead, explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park takes 1.5 hours. In June in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Cody

Cody ©
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 (Fri), contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, then relax and float downstream with Wyoming River Trips, and then examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On the next day, trek along Paul Stock Nature Trail, see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam, and then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Arches National Park to Cody in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Arches National Park, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Wyoming River Trips ©
Wyoming River Trips
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and finally explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. On your second day here, stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along Taggart Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and finally take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park route planning website.

Traveling by car from Cody to Grand Teton National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Cody in June, Grand Teton National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, tour the pleasant surroundings at Purple Mountain Trail, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, and trek along Inspiration Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get interesting insight from Ana's Grand Excursions and then let the river carry you with Barker-Ewing Whitewater.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater

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