12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Denver, Shuttle to Cheyenne
4
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Des Moines International Airport, Drive to Boone

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Keystone

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), see the interesting displays at National Presidential Wax Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, then get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and then admire the masterpieces at Gutzon Borglum Historical Center.

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Boone to Keystone is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boone to Keystone. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boone in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Mud Volcano. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Biscuit Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Black Sand Basin, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and admire the sheer force of Tower Fall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in June, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

3
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and finally go for a walk through Potholes Turnout. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, then get great views at Snake River Overlook, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

2
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lakeview Cemetery and Warren Air Force Base. Kids will enjoy Nelson Museum of the West and The Wrangler. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheyenne: Ames Monument (in Buford), Ivinson Mansion (in Laramie) and The Farm at Lee Martinez Park (in Fort Collins). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Cowgirls of the West Museum and browse the collection at Laramie County Library.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Grand Teton National Park to Cheyenne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect Cheyenne to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.