8 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Keystone & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Canton
Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  27​h
End: Canton

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Keystone road trip tool .

Canton to Keystone is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Canton to Keystone, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Canton in June, things will get a bit cooler in Keystone: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

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

4
nights
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.
You've added Uncle Tom's Trail, Lamar Valley, Snake River, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park vacation planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 34°F. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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