6 days in Arvada, Yellowstone National Park & Keystone Itinerary

6 days in Arvada, Yellowstone National Park & Keystone Itinerary

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Arvada
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 1 night
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Arvada — 1 night

The City of Arvada is a Home Rule Municipality located in Jefferson and Adams counties, a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. State of Colorado. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): let the kids burn off some steam at Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, then see the interesting displays at Cussler Museum, and then wander the streets of Historic Olde Town Arvada.

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Denver to Arvada is an approximately half hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Arvada can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Hayden Valley, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arvada to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Arvada in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Keystone.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Keystone — 1 night

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Sylvan Lake and then appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Iron Mountain Road, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

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Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Keystone reach 77°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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