8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Dallas
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
Big Sky
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + tram + train:  4​h 30​min
Ogden
— 1 night
+3
train + tram + Fly + Drive:  5​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Dallas

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sky travel itinerary planner.

Dallas to Big Sky is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Big Sky due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dallas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Big Sky, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 48°F. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Big Sky to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Big Sky in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ogden.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Ogden

Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ogden vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Yellowstone National Park to Ogden takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Ogden hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Ogden

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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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.
On the 21st (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park travel planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from Ogden to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop
Inspiration Point
Bryce Point

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park custom trip planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows
Angel's Landing

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