9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Rapid City Regional Airport, Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Baker City
Baker City
— 1 night


Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, and get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park driving holiday site.

Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are colder with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
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.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Town Square, get a dose of the wild on Ana's Grand Excursions, then cast your line with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School, and finally take in the views from Snake River Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find maps and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Custer.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip


— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 23rd (Mon), take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Custer trip maker app.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Custer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Custer, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Baker City.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Baker City

— 1 night
Baker City is a city in and the county seat of Baker County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Baker Heritage Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, and then grab your bike and head to Baker City Mini-Loop.

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Explore your travel options from Custer to Baker City with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Custer to Baker City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Custer in August, expect nights in Baker City to be a bit cooler, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Baker City

Museums · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

South Dakota travel guide

National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.