7 days in Phoenix, Oklahoma & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

7 days in Phoenix, Oklahoma & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Start: Phoenix
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Phoenix

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery. On your second day here, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, thenexamine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Phoenix. In August in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 105°F during the day and 83°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Elan Wollitzer Gallery
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Horseback Riding Tours
Helicopter Tours

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum, thenwander the streets of Bricktown, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City travel planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Oklahoma City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Oklahoma City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect Oklahoma City to be a bit cooler, temps between 91°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Bricktown ©
Bricktown

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oklahoma City in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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