12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Olympic National Park Itinerary

12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Olympic National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly to Seattle, Fly to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Seattle/Boeing Field, Fly to Jackson

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Yellowstone National Park

— 6 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like West Thumb Geyser Basin and Firehole Lake Drive. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Biscuit Basin. There's still lots to do: hike along Pelican Creek Trail, stroll through Ice Lake Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Yellowstone National Park. In July, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Explore hidden gems such as Second Beach Trail and Quinault Rain Forest. Visiting Quinault Big Spruce Tree and Murhut Falls will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Quinault (Quinault Big Cedar & Merriman Falls). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Storm King, trek along Ozette Loop Hike, grab your bike and head to Lower Big Quilcene Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalaloch Beach Trail 4.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip builder.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Olympic National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Olympic National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July since evenings lows in Olympic National Park dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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