6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Keystone
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Valdosta
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Montgomery


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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.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rapid City using our trip planner.

Montgomery to Rapid City is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Montgomery to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montgomery in August, expect Rapid City to be little chillier, temps between 83°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Keystone.

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Custer
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Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Suzie Cappa Art Center ©
Suzie Cappa Art Center

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, and then admire all the interesting features of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Keystone online trip itinerary planner .

Keystone is very close to Rapid City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rapid City in August; daily highs in Keystone reach 77°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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Iron Mountain Road, Prairie Berry Winery
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), hike along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in August, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin

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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 2nd (Mon): hike along Cascade Canyon Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Valdosta.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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Valdosta

Valdosta ©
Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stop by South Georgia Pecan Company and then kick back and relax at Keylypso of West Palm Beach.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Valdosta trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Teton National Park to Valdosta. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Valdosta due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Valdosta, with highs around 88°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Keylypso of West Palm Beach
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South Georgia Pecan Company ©
South Georgia Pecan Company

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