8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Edwards Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Edwards Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Green Bay
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Green Bay

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.
Get in touch with nature at Artist Point and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Biscuit Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: West Yellowstone (Museum of the Yellowstone & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, hike along North Rim Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner.

Green Bay to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Green Bay, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edwards.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

West Yellowstone
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin


Edwards ©
Edwards is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Maroon Lake Scenic Trail and Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House. Take a break from the city and head to Grottos Trail and Twin Lakes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edwards: Quandary Peak (in Breckenridge), Castle Creek Road (in Aspen) and Leadville National Fish Hatchery (in Leadville). There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Crazy Mountain Brewery and identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edwards day trip app.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Edwards takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Edwards to be somewhat warmer, temps between 81°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edwards

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aspen, Breckenridge, Leadville, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
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Grottos Trail ©
Grottos Trail
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Quandary Peak ©
Quandary Peak