15 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

15 days in Rocky Mountain National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Monument Valley
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Eagle Plume Trading Post and Chapel on the Rock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Trail Ridge Road and Many Parks Curve Overlook will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll through Emerald Lake Trail, examine the collection at Moraine Park Museum, take some stellar pictures from Milner Pass, and explore the activities along Bear Lake.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park journey builder tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rocky Mountain National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Trail Ridge Road
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Hiking Trail
Emerald Lake Trail
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Water Body
Bear Lake
4.7

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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 the city life by going to Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus. While traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Faithful
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bluff Fort Historic Site and Pioneer Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and The Dinosaur Museum. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley travel route builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Yellowstone National Park to Monument Valley in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
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Historic Site
Bluff Fort Historic Site
4.7

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