6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Knoxville, Drive to Chattanooga

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Artists Paintpots and then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, hike along Fountain Paint Pot, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

Chattanooga to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chattanooga to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. In May, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Chattanooga - with highs of 53°F and lows of 27°F. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then get great views at Grandview Point, and finally explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally get great views at Hopi Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 68°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums