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

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

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

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 28 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

28
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.
Appreciate the collections at Murie Centre and Cooke City Montana Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Big Sky (The Soldiers Chapel & Spas & Wellness), Legacy Flight Museum (in Rexburg) and Victor (Grand Teton Brewing Company & Headwaters Golf Club). Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Museum of the National Park Ranger. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, make a trip to Palette Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route tool .

April in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Victor, Legacy Flight Museum, Cooke City Montana Museum, Grand Teton Distillery, The Soldiers Chapel
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in a show at Hopi House, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 23°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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