9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Rolla
Drive:  8​h 30​min
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Badlands National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Crazy Horse
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Custer
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Morrison
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Centennial
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Rolla

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip builder tool .

Rolla to Sioux Falls is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rolla in July: high temperatures in Sioux Falls hover around 83°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Badlands National Park.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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SculptureWalk Sioux Falls ©
SculptureWalk Sioux Falls

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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.
For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Badlands National Park trip planner .

Getting from Sioux Falls to Badlands National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll set off for Rapid City on the 5th (Thu).

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Before you visit Rapid City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Rapid City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Badlands National Park to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel to Crazy Horse.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Rapid City to Crazy Horse in an hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rapid City in July, with highs in Crazy Horse at 80°F and lows at 54°F. You'll set off for Custer on the 6th (Fri).

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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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.
Custer State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Custer tour itinerary planner.

Custer is just a stone's throw from Crazy Horse. July in Custer sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Keystone.

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#Nature, #Parks
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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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.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Keystone trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Custer to Keystone in an hour. Traveling from Custer in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Keystone, with lows of 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

#Nature, #Parks
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls, trek along Artist Point, then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail.

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Getting from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are colder (40°F). You'll set off for Grand Teton National Park on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Upper Falls ©
Upper Falls
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 10th (Tue), find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then wander the streets of Old Colorado City Historic District.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Colorado Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morrison.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
North Pole - Santa's Workshop ©
North Pole - Santa's Workshop

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Morrison

Morrison ©
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Morrison Natural History Museum and then steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Morrison online vacation planner .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Morrison in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Morrison can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Centennial.

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#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Morrison Natural History Museum ©
Morrison Natural History Museum

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Centennial

Centennial ©
The City of Centennial is a Home Rule Municipality located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. On the 12th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Littleton Museum, play a few rounds at Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel, then get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Park meadows mall.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Centennial online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Morrison to Centennial takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Centennial

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lone Tree, Littleton Museum
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Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel ©
Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver ©
iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver
Littleton Museum ©
Littleton Museum

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