8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
2
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  10​h
4
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park journey planner .

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New York 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 up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lake Butte Overlook ©
Lake Butte Overlook

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Storybook Island and Reptile Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Bear Country USA in Rapid City (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Custer road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Custer to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Custer

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Rapid City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

1
day
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Page day trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Page in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in July; daily highs in Page reach 98°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

1
night
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Pigeon Forge takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Pigeon Forge is 2 hours. When traveling from Page in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pigeon Forge: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

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