5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Rapid City
— Few hours
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night

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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary planner.

Des Moines to Rapid City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Des Moines to Rapid City. Traveling from Des Moines in July, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Rapid City. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Museums

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thentake a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online holiday builder.

You can fly from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rapid City in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online holiday planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Deadwood road trip app.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Deadwood in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Deadwood, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Deadwood, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Deadwood

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery
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Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©

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