10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Nashville
Fly:  7 h
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Devils Tower
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h
3
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
6
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
End: Salt Lake City

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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.
You've added Black Hills National Forest, Crazy Horse Memorial, Rushmore Tramway Adventures, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), admire the striking features of Chapel in the Hills and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest, thenappreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, thenget in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City day trip website.

Nashville to Rapid City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, Rapid City is little chillier than Nashville - with highs of 65°F and lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Keystone, Black Hills National Forest, Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument and then go for a walk through Tower Trail.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Devils Tower travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Devils Tower takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Billings.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature Parks
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

1
night
Billings

Billings
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. For ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Billings road trip app.

Drive from Devils Tower to Billings in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Billings can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tower Fall, Boiling River, Lamar Valley, and other attractions you added. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, admire the striking features of Old Faithful Inn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, thenget outside with Morning Glory Pool, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin.

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

You can drive from Billings to Yellowstone National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Billings in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Death Canyon as well as Hidden Falls. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Death Canyon.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, expect Grand Teton National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Jenny Lake
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
Death Canyon ©
Death Canyon

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. In May in Jackson Hole, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest
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Bridger Teton National Forest ©
Bridger Teton National Forest
Jackson Lake ©
Jackson Lake
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Island State Park as well as Deer Valley Resort.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in May; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 72°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Antelope Island State Park, Deer Valley Resort
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort

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