10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Island Park Itinerary

10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Island Park Itinerary

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10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Island Park Itinerary

Start: West Yellowstone
1
West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Island Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: West Yellowstone

4
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Take a break from the city and head to Mammoth Hot Springs and Old Faithful. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Beehive Geyser, Grand Prismatic Spring, & more).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to West Yellowstone. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Upper Geyser Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and Firehole Canyon Drive. Change things up with a short trip to Yellowstone Horses - Eagle Ridge Ranch in Island Park (about 3h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from West Yellowstone in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 38°F at night. You will leave for Island Park on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone Horses - Eagle Ridge Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

2
nights
Island Park

Island Park
Island Park is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Island Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Island Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. August in Island Park sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 37°F at night. You will leave for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Island Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

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