12 days in Point Arena & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Point Arena & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Point Arena
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Point Arena
— 1 night
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
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Point Arena

— 1 night
Point Arena is a small coastal city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at B Bryan Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, then kick back and relax at Gualala Point Regional Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sea Ranch Chapel.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Point Arena day trip planning site.

Newark to Point Arena is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Point Arena due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in September, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Point Arena: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Point Arena

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 9 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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, admire all the interesting features of Firehole Lake Drive, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Point Arena to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Point Arena to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Point Arena in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 47°F and lows at 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip