9 days in Thermopolis & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Thermopolis & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Thermopolis & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Thermopolis
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Thermopolis
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Thermopolis

5
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Ten Sleep Brewing Co (in Ten Sleep), Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail (in Worland) and Boysen State Park (in Shoshoni). There's lots more to do: get curious at Wyoming Dinosaur Center, cruise along Buffalo Bill National Scenic Byway, witness a stunning natural landmark at TePee Pools and Spa, and take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thermopolis trip itinerary website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Thermopolis. In July in Thermopolis, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Wyoming, Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail, Boysen State Park, Wyoming Whiskey, Ten Sleep Brewing Co.
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park holiday planner .

Getting from Thermopolis to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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