12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Vancouver Itinerary

12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Vancouver Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  14 h 30 min
2
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive:  14 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  17 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

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night
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.
To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Minneapolis in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Vancouver

Vancouver
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and tram from Yellowstone National Park to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and tram; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Vancouver reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and then trek along Observation Point Trail.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of tram, flight, and car from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram, flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 39°F. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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