United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Mt Rushmore Yellowstone and GTNP

Jump to last reply

Hi All,

I had posted before and we are now definitely planning for next summer so we have time to book. I went thru al l he pros and cons of keeping Mt Rushmore in. Everyone (11 people in total) want to do it so here is what I managed to come up with. Everyone is a good traveller and we will probably end up renting 3 cars. We know the trip will be a lot of driving. Please help make any changes. I am most confused as to how to split up the YNP portion.

Day 1 – Rapid City, South Dakota; Travel day-arrive in AM
Day 2 – Crazy Horse, Mt. Rushmore; Custer State Park
Day 3-Badlands National Park (3 nights at Mt Rushmore/Rapid City Area)
Day 4-Drive to Billings; see Little Bighorn Battlefield on way (Billings-1 night)
Day 5-Cody, enter YNP, see Old Faithful (OF Inn-2 nights)
Day 6-YNP and Mammouth Springs-Upper Loop
Day 7-Lower loop (1 night Canyon or Lake Hotel)
Day 8-Drive to Grand Teton NP-full day (Roosevelt Lodge-2 nights)
Day 9-full day Sun-fly home

9 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 From Seattle airport to the city
  2. 2 General Utah planning questions
  3. 3 Road trip next summes...Suggestions ?
  4. 4 where in 'Charleston' would you winter?
  5. 5 Escape cold in mid-Feb (4) nights from Michigan
  6. 6 A trip to the SW: Not rushed, do it all, perfect time of year.
  7. 7 Trip Report A Week in Naples Florida--Much Ado About Food (and Wine)
  8. 8 Protecting yourself when using VRBO
  9. 9 Washington and Oregon Fall vacation 2015
  10. 10 need two stop-overs from LA to Santa Fe, NM
  11. 11 Arthritis and Humidity where to live?
  12. 12 Dining in Manhattan
  13. 13 ideas for roadtrip through Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado
  14. 14 New York City Christmas Trip
  15. 15 Chicago- The Godfrey hotel or the Hotel Burnham????
  16. 16 Las Vegas to Grand Canyon, February
  17. 17 Washington - North cascades trails (Goat Lake and others) okay in winter?
  18. 18 Colorado Skiing
  19. 19 American Honeymoon in March
  20. 20 Is It Possible - One Post for MT, UT, WY in a Week?
  21. 21 Craft Beer & Delicious Food in Vegas
  22. 22 Road Trip to Montana, Wyoming, Idaho & Oregon
  23. 23 golf and fishing recommendations in Tampa area
  24. 24 Recomendations for outlets in miami and hotels in orlando
  25. 25 Northern West Coast Road Trip
View next 25 » Back to the top