15 days in Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

15 days in Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Indianapolis International Airport, Fly to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Drive to Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Indianapolis International Airport, Drive to Linton


Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Take a break from Niagara Falls with a short trip to Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park in Buffalo, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and get all the information you need at One Niagara Welcome Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker app.

Linton to Niagara Falls is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Linton in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 46°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey website.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 25°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 47°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Mather Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature