8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Keystone trip planner.

Huntley to Keystone is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Huntley to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Keystone is slightly colder than Huntley - with highs of 77°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Get a sense of the local culture at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

You can drive from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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