22 days in Yellowstone National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

22 days in Yellowstone National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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22 days in Yellowstone National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h
End: Mexico City

11
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lone Star Geyser and Uncle Tom's Trail. Visiting Mount Washburn and Mammoth Hot Springs will get you outdoors. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 9th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary website .

Mexico City, Mexico to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mexico City in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

8
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get a sense of the local culture at Parsons Memorial and Ansel Adams Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Tuolumne Meadows. Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey builder tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (-2°C). You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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