14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
4
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
5
Rapid City
— 2 nights

2
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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 16th (Fri), stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, thenget great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, thentake a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and finally appreciate the views at Logan Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake McDonald and then explore the activities along Avalanche Lake.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip builder app.

Brainerd to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brainerd to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Brainerd in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Porcelain Basin make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, hike along Observation Point Trail, and admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Porcelain Basin ©
Porcelain Basin

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, thentake in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, thentake in the awesome beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, and finally take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip planning site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

2
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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, thendon't miss a visit to Jackson Hole Shootout, and finally make a trip to Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

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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'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Storybook Island. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, look for gifts at Alex Johnson Mercantile, get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, and stop by Downtown Rapid City.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rapid City visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Rapid City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in July, with highs in Rapid City at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

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