7 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

7 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
2
Thermopolis
— 2 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like West Thumb Geyser Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. Kids will enjoy Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots, explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls.

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 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. 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
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

2
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
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 engage your brain 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

Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Star Plunge ©
The Star Plunge
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center

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