32 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

32 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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32 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 13 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 17 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

13
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lion Habitat Ranch will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City), Mesquite (Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Wolf Creek Golf Club, & more) and Henderson (Helicopter Tours, Green Valley Range, & more). Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. There's much more to do: enjoy some music at Alibi Las Vegas, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Washington DC to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Henderson, Mesquite, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Hoover Dam, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wolf Creek Golf Club ©
Wolf Creek Golf Club

17
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 outdoors at Natural Bridge Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Step off the beaten path and head to Roosevelt Arch and Biscuit Basin. Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to West Yellowstone (Yellowstone River, Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, & more), Big Sky (The Soldiers Chapel, Big Sky Resort, & more) and Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park). Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. On the 11th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone River Picnic Area.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In August, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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