11 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

11 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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11 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
London

2
days
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hill Aerospace Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and then engage your brain at Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

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London, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Salt Lake City is minus 7 hours. When traveling from London in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Hill Aerospace Museum
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Hill Aerospace Museum ©
Hill Aerospace Museum
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Artist Point and Upper Geyser Basin. Get outdoors at Yellowstone Lake and Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 13°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

3
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate LeMay - America's Car Museum and Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI). Step out of the city life by going to Snoqualmie Falls and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Step out of Seattle to go to Tacoma and see Museum of Glass, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, make a trip to Seattle Center, and engage your brain at Pacific Science Center.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 23°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie Falls
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LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Snoqualmie Falls
Snoqualmie Falls
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass

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