8 days in Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, admire the natural beauty at Temple Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally trek along Lake Blanche Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City road trip planning website.

Newark to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

6
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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Artist Point, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for 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

Similar Plans

9 days in Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Yellowstone National Park & Badlands National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Yellowstone National Park & Black Hills & Badlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Alamogordo, Seattle & Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Garden City, Yellowstone National Park & Redwood National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Oregon Coast, Yellowstone National Park & Black Hills & Badlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 10 days in Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans