8 days in Thermopolis, Cheyenne & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Thermopolis, Cheyenne & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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

— 1 night
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum and then explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming Dinosaur Center. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of The Star Plunge, then admire the majestic nature at Hot Springs State Park, and then trek along Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail.

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Kansas City to Thermopolis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Thermopolis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

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Cheyenne

— 2 nights
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, take an in-depth tour of Nelson Museum of the West, then pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, then examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and finally stop by The Wrangler.

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You can drive from Thermopolis to Cheyenne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Thermopolis in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cheyenne: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. Kids will enjoy West Thumb Geyser Basin and Storm Point Trail. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail.

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Getting from Cheyenne to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cheyenne in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails