11 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Wyoming Itinerary

11 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Wyoming Itinerary

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11 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Wyoming Itinerary

Tulsa
Drive:  15​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Thermopolis
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
Tulsa

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 30th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner .

Tulsa to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tulsa to Grand Canyon National Park. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Tulsa - with highs of 57°F and lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

2
days
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 2nd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 42°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Scenic Drive
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

2
days
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, then examine the collection at Cody Firearms Research, then view the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, then stop by Wayne's Boot Shop, and finally learn about winemaking at Buffalo Jump Winery.

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You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Cody: highs are around 55°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Cody

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Wineries

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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©

2
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Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at The Star Plunge and then relax and rejuvenate at TePee Pools and Spa.

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You can drive from Cody to Thermopolis in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in April, expect nights in Thermopolis to be about the same, around 29°F, while days are little chillier, around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thermopolis

#Parks, #Nature, #Theme Parks
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Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Hot Springs County Museum ©
Hot Springs County Museum

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