6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Big Sky Itinerary

6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Big Sky Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Big Sky
— 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, make a trip to Petrified Tree, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, then get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

Louisville to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Louisville to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Louisville in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Big Sky

— 2 nights
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Soldiers Chapel. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Big Springs, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sky trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Big Sky by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Big Sky sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

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