12 days in Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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12 days in Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Anaheim
Drive:  11​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: Anaheim

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Deer Valley Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with Fatali Gallery, and then fly down the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City journey maker .

Anaheim to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Anaheim in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Antelope Island State Park
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Room Escape Games
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Lamar Valley and Hayden Valley will thrill your kids. On the 21st (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. In June, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, then stroll through Canyons Village at Park City, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Lagoon Amusement Park, then get in on the family fun at Park City Alpine Slide, and then take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online travel planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Salt Lake City to be much hotter, temps between 89°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Park City, Lagoon Amusement Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Canyons Village at Park City ©
Canyons Village at Park City
Park City Alpine Slide ©
Park City Alpine Slide

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