16 days in Yellowstone National Park & Keystone Itinerary

16 days in Yellowstone National Park & Keystone Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
2
Keystone
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

Plan trip to Yellowstone National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

5
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel, Sylvan Lake, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, stop by Insideout, get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Keystone: highs are around 73°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City, South Dakota, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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