6 days in Sacramento & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

6 days in Sacramento & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Sacramento
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Sacramento

— 1 night

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Stevens Trail, then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, then admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento Waterfront.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sacramento trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sacramento. In September, daily temperatures in Sacramento can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids, get great views at Lookout Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Sacramento to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Sacramento - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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