7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  7​h
1
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hulett
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Pittsburgh

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City, and then take an in-depth tour of Pawnseum. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chapel in the Hills.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip maker site .

Pittsburgh to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hulett.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

1
night
Hulett

Hulett ©
Hulett is a town in Crook County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, stop by Devils Tower Trading Post, then go for a walk through Tower Trail, and finally pause for some photo ops at Devils Tower National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hulett trip builder app .

You can drive from Rapid City to Hulett in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hulett are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Hulett

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Devils Tower
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower Trading Post ©
Devils Tower Trading Post

2
nights
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 27th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and finally cruise along Wildlife Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally stop by Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Keystone road trip planner.

You can drive from Hulett to Keystone in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Keystone when traveling from Hulett in August, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Jackson Hole takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Keystone in August, Jackson Hole is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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