15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
— 1 night
2
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
5
Montpelier
— 1 night
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights

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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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Keystone trip planner.

Huntsville to Keystone is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Huntsville to Keystone. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Huntsville in August, with highs in Keystone at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Custer, Brule
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Burns Basin Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, thenadmire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and finally cruise along Sheep Mountain Table Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bigfoot Pass Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Big Badlands Overlook, explore the striking landscape of White River Valley Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Homestead Overlook, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellow Mounds Overlook.

To find out how to plan a trip to Badlands National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Keystone to Badlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in August: high temperatures in Badlands National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Badlands National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are cooler with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montpelier.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Montpelier

Montpelier ©
Montpelier is a city in Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Oregon / California Trail Center, explore the activities along Bear Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Montpelier itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Montpelier in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Montpelier

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Bear Lake
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Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge
National Oregon / California Trail Center ©

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, thenget great views at Yaki Point, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip tool.

Traveling by car from Montpelier to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Montpelier in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): go for a walk through Paria View, get great views at Inspiration Point, thenhike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thenponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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