11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  6​h
1
Sioux Falls
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
4
Custer
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Keystone
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
6
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

1
night
Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls road trip planner.

Saint Louis to Sioux Falls is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Saint Louis in July since evenings lows in Sioux Falls dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Historic Sites
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St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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hours
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
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.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sioux Falls to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sioux Falls to Grand Teton National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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nights
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.
Visiting Uncle Tom's Trail and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and trek along Artist Point.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Custer trip planning app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Custer at 80°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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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 13th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Keystone journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Custer to Keystone takes an hour. Traveling from Custer in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Keystone, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

2
nights
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail.

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Getting from Keystone to Glenwood Springs by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in July, things will get little chillier in Glenwood Springs: highs are around 69°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Spas Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Thermal Spas

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night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District and then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip site .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Colorado Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glenwood Springs in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City Historic District ©

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