8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  7​h
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Custer
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Tulsa

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Jackson Hole Rodeo, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, and finally make a trip to Town Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip maker .

Tulsa to Jackson Hole is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tulsa in June, you will find days in Jackson Hole are slightly colder (72°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then explore and take pictures at Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning app .

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area, admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Custer: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Custer

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Breezy Point Picnic Area
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 28th (Fri), wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rapid City trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Custer to Rapid City takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rapid City when traveling from Custer in June, with lows around 57°F. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rushmore Tramway Adventures
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Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures

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