7 days in Bakersfield, Reno & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

7 days in Bakersfield, Reno & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Bakersfield
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Reno
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Yellowstone National Park
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Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, see a world frozen in time at Silver City Ghost Town, and then relax in the rural setting at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Tangleweed Farm, then do a tasting at Triassic Legacy Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at Souza Family Vineyard.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bakersfield journey site.

Fresno to Bakersfield is an approximately 2-hour car ride. October in Bakersfield sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Reno.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Triassic Legacy Vineyards ©
Triassic Legacy Vineyards
Silver City Ghost Town ©
Silver City Ghost Town
Souza Family Vineyard ©
Souza Family Vineyard

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Reno

Reno ©

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
On the 12th (Mon), try to win big at Atlantis Casino, make a trip to Reno Arch, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Reno trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bakersfield to Reno in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bakersfield in October, things will get little chillier in Reno: highs are around 71°F and lows about 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos
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Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral
Atlantis Casino ©
Atlantis Casino
Reno Arch ©
Reno Arch

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Visit Lone Star Geyser and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail for their historical value. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Reno to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reno to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Reno in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, around 25°F, while days are cooler, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail

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