8 days in Newport & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Newport & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Newport
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Bus to Portland, Fly to Billings, Drive to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, then explore and take pictures at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, and finally pause for some photo ops at Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Newport's Historic Bayfront, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oregon Coast Aquarium, and then identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newport road trip planning app.

Portland to Newport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in September: high temperatures in Newport hover around 64°F and lows are around 50°F. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Lookout Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Newport to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Newport in September since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip