6 days in Yellowstone National Park, Thermopolis & Cheyenne Itinerary

6 days in Yellowstone National Park, Thermopolis & Cheyenne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wyoming trip itinerary planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive
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Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Denver, Fly to Fresno

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Biscuit Basin. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, make a trip to The 45th Parallel, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and hike along Observation Point Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning tool.

Fresno to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fresno to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Fresno in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Thermopolis

— 1 night
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at TePee Pools and Spa, and then take in the natural beauty of The Star Plunge.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Thermopolis by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 55°F in Thermopolis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Nature · Spas · Theme Parks

Cheyenne

— 2 nights
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum, examine the collection at Messenger's Old West Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lakeview Cemetery. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The Wrangler, see the interesting displays at Cowgirls of the West Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, and finally get lost in a book at Laramie County Library.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cheyenne trip planner.

Drive from Thermopolis to Cheyenne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Thermopolis in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cheyenne: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping