37 days in Sheridan & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

37 days in Sheridan & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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37 days in Sheridan & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Sheridan
— 20 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 16 nights
End: Yellowstone National Park

20
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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Custer Battlefield Museum and The Historic Sheridan Inn will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Trail End State Historic Site and Shell Falls. Explore Sheridan's surroundings by going to Lovell (Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, & more), Hardin (Big Horn County Historical Museum & Yellowtail Reservoir) and Buffalo (Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, US Highway 16, & more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at King's Saddlery and Museum, see the interesting displays at Washakie Museum & Cultural Center, get a new perspective on nature at Big Horn Basin GeoScience Center, and shop like a local with Gallery on Main.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheridan driving holiday app .

Yellowstone National Park to Sheridan is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In July, Sheridan is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 89°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo, Greybull, Lovell, Wyoming, Montana
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Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
The Brinton Museum ©
The Brinton Museum

16
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Uncle Tom's Trail and Hayden Valley. Your inner history buff will appreciate S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Historic Center & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center), Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and John D Rockefeller Jr Memorial Parkway (in Moose). Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and hike along Artist Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sheridan to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sheridan in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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