11 days in Yellowstone National Park & Philadelphia Itinerary

11 days in Yellowstone National Park & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
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Train + Foot + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Train:  9 h 15 min
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
End: Philadelphia

8
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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, trek along Trout Lake Trail, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website.

Philadelphia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online vacation builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and train from Yellowstone National Park to Philadelphia in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Philadelphia is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Philadelphia: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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