10 days in Las Vegas, Yellowstone National Park & Estes Park Itinerary

10 days in Las Vegas, Yellowstone National Park & Estes Park Itinerary

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10 days in Las Vegas, Yellowstone National Park & Estes Park Itinerary

Start: Orlando
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + bus + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Estes Park
— 1 day
Drive:  31​h
End: Orlando

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Orlando to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

3
nights
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.
Visit Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail for their historical value. Spend the 10th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and hike along Artist Point.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
day
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Estes Park journey planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Estes Park by combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Estes Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 50°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Bear Lake
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Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

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