9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 22nd (Sun), go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally trek along Presidential Trail. On the next day, cruise along Iron Mountain Road and then get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Keystone online trip maker .

Newark to Keystone is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in September; daily highs in Keystone reach 71°F and lows reach 45°F. You will leave for Grand Teton National Park on the 24th (Tue).

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Iron Mountain Road
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

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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 24th (Tue), hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip tool .

Fly from Keystone to Grand Teton National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in September, Grand Teton National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then trek along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner .

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): walk around Colorado Chautauqua: Park, then hike along Flatirons, and then grab your bike and head to Boulder Creek Path.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boulder online travel route builder .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Boulder by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Boulder reach 78°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Colorado Chautauqua: Park ©
Colorado Chautauqua: Park

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Lake Powell trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Boulder to Lake Powell in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Boulder in September, things will get a bit warmer in Lake Powell: highs are around 86°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails
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