16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Davis
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uncle Tom's Trail and Biscuit Basin. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, stroll through S Rim Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tioga Pass and Vernal Fall. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, trek along Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis formerly Davisville is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Farmers Market and then examine the collection at US Bicycling Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Davis trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Davis. In July, Davis is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Davis

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Farmers Market ©
Farmers Market
US Bicycling Hall of Fame ©
US Bicycling Hall of Fame

2
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Windows, then trek along Double Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pothole Arch. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch, then stroll through Devils Garden Trailhead, and finally trek along Landscape Arch.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arches National Park online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Davis to Arches National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Davis to Arches National Park. Traveling from Davis in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Arches National Park, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Deadwood.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Sand Dune Arch ©
Sand Dune Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

1
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Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, and finally stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Deadwood online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Arches National Park to Deadwood takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Arches National Park to Deadwood is 1 hour. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Deadwood: highs are around 83°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spearfish
Highlights from your plan
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 22nd (Wed), get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Keystone itinerary tool.

Getting from Deadwood to Keystone by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Keystone when traveling from Deadwood in July, with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Prairie Berry Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, take a memorable drive along Loop Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

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Traveling by car from Keystone to Badlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in July; daily highs in Badlands National Park reach 91°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 25th (Sat), stroll around Forest Park, then get curious at Saint Louis Science Center, then experience rural life at Grant’s Farm, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to The Gateway Arch, then get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, then ponder the world of politics at Old Courthouse, and finally admire the striking features of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip planner.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Saint Louis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park to Saint Louis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Badlands National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Saint Louis, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Saint Louis Science Center ©
Saint Louis Science Center

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