6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

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6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 34°F and lows at 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, and then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum. On the next day, stop by Wayne's Boot Shop, then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cody holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, with highs in Cody at 44°F and lows at 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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