6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

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6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and trek along Artist Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning website .

San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs State Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge, and then engage your brain at Wyoming Dinosaur Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thermopolis trip builder .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Thermopolis in 4 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Thermopolis, with lows of 49°F. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

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