8 days in Thermopolis, Cheyenne & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Thermopolis, Cheyenne & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wyoming travel planner

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Thermopolis
— 1 night
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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Hot Springs County Museum and then engage your brain at Wyoming Dinosaur Center. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park, and then hike along Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thermopolis online trip builder.

Kansas City to Thermopolis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Thermopolis are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car 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 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Wyoming State Museum, get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, make a trip to Cheyenne Big Boots, then see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and finally stop by The Wrangler.

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Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Cheyenne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Thermopolis in August, expect nights in Cheyenne to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Faithful and Aurum Geyser. Get outdoors at Upper Geyser Basin and Natural Bridge Trail. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring, trek along Observation Point Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route website.

You can fly from Cheyenne to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cheyenne in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails