10 days in Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

5
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (73°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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