9 days in Hill City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Hill City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Hill City
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Yellowstone National Park
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Hill City

Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, then stop by Insideout, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally explore the activities along Sylvan Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hill City trip planner.

Chattanooga to Hill City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chattanooga to Hill City. Traveling from Chattanooga in September, expect nights in Hill City to be cooler, around 45°F, while days are little chillier, around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Hill City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Star Geyser, and trek along Natural Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hill City to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hill City in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails