17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Denver
Drive:  3​h
Ogallala
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Badlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
Denver

1
day
Ogallala

Ogallala ©
Ogallala is a city in Keith County, Nebraska, United States. On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McConaughy.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Ogallala online trip planner .

Denver to Ogallala is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June in Ogallala, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 55°F at night. You will leave for Badlands National Park on the 17th (Sun).

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Lake McConaughy ©
Lake McConaughy

3
days
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roberts Prairie Dog Town and Notch Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and Prairie Homestead Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Door Trail, cruise along Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Wall Drug.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Ogallala to Badlands National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

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Side Trips

Philip, Wall Drug
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Prairie Homestead Historic Site ©
Prairie Homestead Historic Site
Wall Drug ©
Wall Drug

1
day
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 20th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadwood Trailhead George S. Mickelson Trail, then try to win big at First Gold Hotel and Gaming, and then contemplate the long history of Vore Buffalo Jump.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Deadwood trip planner.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Deadwood takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Deadwood sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Deadwood

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Vore Buffalo Jump
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First Gold Hotel and Gaming ©
First Gold Hotel and Gaming
Vore Buffalo Jump ©
Vore Buffalo Jump

2
days
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Windcross Conservancy, take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Black Hills.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone holiday builder .

Drive from Deadwood to Keystone in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Keystone

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

South Dakota, Windcross Conservancy, Sylvan Lake
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Harney Peak ©
Harney Peak
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy
Black Hills ©
Black Hills

3
days
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore hidden gems such as Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports and Gallatin River. Take a break from the city and head to Gallatin Canyon and Madison Buffalo Jump State Park. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Spas & Wellness (in Big Sky) and Missouri Headwaters State Park (in Three Forks). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Emerson Cultural Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bozeman holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Bozeman in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bozeman, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

#Parks, #Nature, #Spas

Side Trips

Big Sky, Three Forks
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Missouri Headwaters State Park ©
Missouri Headwaters State Park
Spas & Wellness

5
days
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 Biscuit Basin and Firehole Canyon Drive will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uncle Tom's Trail and West Thumb Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

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