10 days in Deadwood, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

10 days in Deadwood, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Deadwood
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Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Teton National Park
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Deadwood — 1 night

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 25th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery and then take a memorable drive along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

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Milford to Deadwood is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Deadwood can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 4 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.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Firehole Lake Drive. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Biscuit Basin and Black Sand Basin. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Great Fountain Geyser, take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail, take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, and trek along Fountain Paint Pot.

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Traveling by flight from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Deadwood to Yellowstone National Park. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Deadwood - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.
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Grand Teton National Park — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, get great views at Willow Flats Overlook, and then cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

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Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 43°F. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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