7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  7​h
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
3
Bridgeport
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
4
Park Rapids
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: New York City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Dinosaur Park.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Rapid City online vacation planner .

New York City to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Rapid City is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Rapid City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Keystone, Custer State Park
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

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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 16th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and finally hike along Artist Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. While traveling from Rapid City, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Bridgeport.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Bridgeport

Bridgeport ©
Bridgeport is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mono County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Bodie State Historic Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bridgeport holiday maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yellowstone National Park to Bridgeport. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Bridgeport due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Bridgeport: highs are around 83°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Park Rapids.

Things to do in Bridgeport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Park Rapids

Park Rapids ©
Park Rapids is a city in and the county seat of Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States. On the 19th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Itasca State Park and then find something for the whole family at Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Park Rapids journey builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bridgeport to Park Rapids. Traveling from Bridgeport to Park Rapids, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Park Rapids when traveling from Bridgeport in July, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Park Rapids

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lake Itasca
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Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park ©
Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park
Itasca State Park ©
Itasca State Park

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