10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  6​h
1
Sioux Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mitchell
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Spearfish
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
6
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  25​h
End: Kansas City

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls ©
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. On the 29th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Butterfly House & Aquarium and then learn more about the world around you at Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sioux Falls trip itinerary planning site .

Kansas City to Sioux Falls is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kansas City in June, things will get slightly colder in Sioux Falls: highs are around 80°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mitchell.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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night
Mitchell

Mitchell ©
Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. On the 30th (Sun), learn about all things military at George and Eleanor McGovern Library, then steep yourself in history at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Corn Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mitchell vacation builder app .

You can drive from Sioux Falls to Mitchell in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Mitchell, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Mitchell

Museums Historic Sites
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Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle ©
Valtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle
Corn Palace ©
Corn Palace

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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 1st (Mon), find something for the whole family at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine, look for gifts at Things That Rock, then get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and finally take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Keystone trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Mitchell to Keystone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mitchell to Keystone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mitchell in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hill City, Black Hills National Forest
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Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures

1
night
Spearfish

Spearfish ©
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, and finally explore and take pictures at Broken Boot Gold Mine.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Spearfish holiday planning site .

Drive from Keystone to Spearfish in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Spearfish can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Spearfish

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Deadwood
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Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine
Adams House ©
Adams House

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Spearfish to Yellowstone National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Spearfish to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Spearfish in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 6th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and then explore the activities along Iceberg Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park vacation maker site .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Glacier National Park at 85°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Iceberg Lake ©
Iceberg Lake
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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