8 days in Lake Jackson & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Lake Jackson & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Drive to Lake Jackson
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Lake Jackson
— 3 nights
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Drive to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Fly to Jackson Hole Airport, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Lake Jackson

— 3 nights
Lake Jackson is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land metropolitan area. Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site and Matagorda Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at City by the Sea Museum and Brazosport Museum of Natural Science. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake Jackson: Columbia Historical Museum (in West Columbia), Danish Heritage Museum (in Danevang) and Matagorda County Museum (in Bay City). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Lake Jackson Historical Museum, take an in-depth tour of Brazoria County Historical Museum, and stroll through Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Jackson itinerary maker tool.

Las Vegas to Lake Jackson is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Jackson due to the time zone difference. In September in Lake Jackson, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lake Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. Discover out-of-the-way places like West Thumb Geyser Basin and Gibbon Falls. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive, and contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Lake Jackson to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake Jackson to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lake Jackson in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife