2 days in Yakima Valley & West Yellowstone Itinerary

2 days in Yakima Valley & West Yellowstone Itinerary

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2 days in Yakima Valley & West Yellowstone Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Yakima
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 30​min
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West Yellowstone
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Yakima

Yakima ©
Yakima is a U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through Cowiche Canyon Trail.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yakima trip planner .

Seattle to Yakima is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in June: highs in Yakima hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yakima

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cowiche Canyon Trail ©
Cowiche Canyon Trail

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stroll through Purple Mountain Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yakima to West Yellowstone takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yakima to West Yellowstone. In June, West Yellowstone is slightly colder than Yakima - with highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Purple Mountain Trail
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Purple Mountain Trail ©
Purple Mountain Trail

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