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

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

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


Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, cruise along Grand Loop Road, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

Chattanooga to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chattanooga to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Chattanooga in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 53°F and 27°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 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 14th (Fri): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online attractions planner.

You can 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, things will get a bit warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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