20 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

20 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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20 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 12 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

12
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, and make a trip to Artist Point.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool .

In June in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 85°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities and then trek along North Kaibab Trail. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, cruise along East Rim Drive, and then get great views at Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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