8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Thermopolis Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Thermopolis
— 5 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Osprey Falls Trail, trek along Observation Point Trail, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, then explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sheepeater Cliffs, and finally explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Beryl Spring, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids, and finally admire the sheer force of Undine Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Yellowstone National Park. In September, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Thermopolis

Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hot Springs State Park and Wind River Canyon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Legend Rock Petroglyph Site and Kirwin Ghost Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thermopolis: Greybull (Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracks, Devil's Kitchen, &more), Worland (Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail & Washakie Museum & Cultural Center) and Meeteetse Museums (in Meeteetse). There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge, relax and rejuvenate at TePee Pools and Spa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bighorn Mountains, and take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thermopolis road trip planning site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Thermopolis in 4 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, Thermopolis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 46°F.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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