15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Salt Lake City Itinerary

15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Salt Lake City Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
+4
train + foot + tram + Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Bridge General Store and Grand Loop Road. On the 5th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel route builder tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

5
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Do your shopping at Park City Main Street Historic District and Art at the Main Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple Square and Golden Spike National Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Meyer Gallery, McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Park City, Golden Spike National Historic Site
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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