11 days in Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in Washington DC & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Get outdoors at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Point Lookout State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park and Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge), Ashland Berry Farm (in Beaverdam) and North Anna Battlefield Park (in Ashland). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Menokin, admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum, and witness the site of a historic battle at Manassas National Battlefield Park.

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San Francisco to Washington DC is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Washington DC at 86°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge ©
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Manassas National Battlefield Park ©
Manassas National Battlefield Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, and finally explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook.

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Getting from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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