9 days in Buffalo, Yellowstone National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Buffalo, Yellowstone National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Buffalo
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Buffalo

— 1 night

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures and then admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Buffalo online itinerary planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Buffalo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Vilnius to Buffalo. In May, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, and take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

Before you visit Yellowstone National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Buffalo in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 13°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Rim Trail, trek along Queen's Garden Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point and then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature