15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  7 h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Sacramento

10
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, trek along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation maker app.

Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Sacramento - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

4
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monument Valley: Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat), Chinle (Canyon de Chelly National Monument, White House Ruins Trail, &more) and Goosenecks State Park (in Blanding). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Yellowstone National Park to Monument Valley in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 90°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chinle, Muley Point Overlook, Moki Dugway, Goosenecks State Park
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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