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

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

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 19 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New York City

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Yellowstone National Park

— 19 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Gardiner and see Horseback Riding Tours, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip website.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are colder (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 8 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 24th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, stroll through Tonto Trail, and cruise along Cape Royal.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive