5 days in Yellowstone National Park & Idaho Falls Itinerary

5 days in Yellowstone National Park & Idaho Falls Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 2 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs and then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder site.

Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Idaho Falls in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

Idaho Falls

— 2 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idaho Falls: Yellowstone Bear World (in Rexburg), Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot) and Fort Hall Casino (in Fort Hall). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, get to know the resident critters at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, admire the masterpieces at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hell's Half Acre Lava Field.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Idaho Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Idaho Falls in 4 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Idaho Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

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