7 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

7 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wyoming tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Thermopolis
— 2 nights
Drive to Billings, Fly to Minneapolis

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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Faithful and West Thumb Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, admire all the interesting features of Firehole Lake Drive, explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planner.

Minneapolis to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Thermopolis

— 2 nights
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at TePee Pools and Spa, then laugh and play at The Star Plunge, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs State Park. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Wind River Canyon and then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming Dinosaur Center.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis route maker website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Thermopolis in 4 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, Thermopolis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums