8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Paul
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Driggs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Saint Paul

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial as well as Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway. On the 26th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, cruise along Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then trek along Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Custer tour planner.

Saint Paul to Custer is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Paul to Custer is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Saint Paul in May, with highs in Custer at 59°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Harney Peak
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Harney Peak ©
Harney Peak
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

1
night
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 27th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. On your second day here, stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Mud Volcano.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Custer in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 53°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
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Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

few
hours
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.
For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Jackson Hole at 60°F and lows at 33°F. On the 29th (Wed), you're off toOverton.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

1
night
Driggs

Driggs ©
Driggs is a city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. On the 29th (Wed), play a few rounds at Headwaters Golf Club and then sample the fine beverages at Grand Teton Distillery.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Driggs day trip planning app .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Driggs in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Driggs can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Driggs

Golf Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Headwaters Golf Club
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Headwaters Golf Club ©
Headwaters Golf Club
Grand Teton Distillery ©
Grand Teton Distillery

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, then explore the galleries of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Broad. On the next day, get lost in a book at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Driggs to Los Angeles with the Route module. Traveling from Driggs to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Driggs, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
The Broad ©
The Broad

1
day
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): wander the streets of The Strip.

Find out how to plan Las Vegas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (103°F), and nights are a bit warmer (77°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip

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