5 days in Continental USA Itinerary

5 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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5 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Custer
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h
End: Dayton

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Fe trip builder site .

Dayton to Santa Fe is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Dayton in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): hike along Artist Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are cooler (39°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Custer trip website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Custer: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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