10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 1 night
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Spearfish
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Custer
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Badlands National Park
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night

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Idaho Falls

— 2 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): let little ones run wild at Freeman Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip planner.

Jackson Hole to Idaho Falls is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Idaho Falls: highs are around 81°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

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.
Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Lone Star Geyser will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Biscuit Basin and Artists Paintpots. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Norris Back Basin, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and stroll through Observation Point Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Billings.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Billings

— 1 night
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Dances Recreation Area, stop by Scheels, then get engrossed in the history at Western Heritage Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Yellowstone Kelly Interpretative Site.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Billings trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Billings in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Billings reach 80°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Billings

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Spearfish

Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. On the 27th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Spearfish Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Spearfish trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Billings to Spearfish by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Billings, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Spearfish, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 52°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Custer.

Things to do in Spearfish

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:
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Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Custer journey builder website.

Getting from Spearfish to Custer by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Spearfish to Custer due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Badlands National Park

— 1 night
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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Custer to Badlands National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in June: high temperatures in Badlands National Park hover around 83°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can fly to Denver.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park, stroll through North Table Mountain Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get outside with Apex Ex. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Center for Colorado Women's History, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Bear Creek Lake Park, and finally hike along Mount Falcon Castle Trail.

Plan trip to Denver with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In June, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

United States travel guide

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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.