11 days in Monument & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in Monument & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Monument
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Monument
— 2 nights
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Monument

— 2 nights
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Explore Monument's surroundings by going to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and Calhan (Rocky Mountain Roosters, The Paint Mines Interpretive Park, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Peak Ranch's Alpaca Boutique, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine, walk around Pine Valley Ranch Park, and hike along Spruce Mountain Open Space and Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument road trip planning site.

Minneapolis to Monument is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Monument due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Monument, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Monument

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Shopping

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 8 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Washburn, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monument to Yellowstone National Park. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Monument - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip