One Day Visits to Yellowstone
When I look at some of the internet travel forums, I see people that
need to stay further away from Yellowstone but want to drive through for
a day or two. It isn't an approach I agree with but to each his
own. Sometimes its their only choice and there's no reason they
shouldn't have a good day.
These guides, if that's what they are, assume you'll enter the park and
exit from the same entrance. Trying to do anything else is too
complicated for me to work through . If you look at the provided maps, you can probably
adapt these to your needs without too much trouble.
These guides also assume that its a fairly long day. Generally
they have you leaving your accommodations at around 6:00AM and leaving the park
at 6:00PM. That will get you back before it gets too dark.
The time estimates could be off. I could have messed up and
estimated poorly or you could have stopped to see more things than I
expected. Sorry if I'm mess up but you can do whatever you want.
Its your long day in the park and I'm only trying to help you get
Meals will be simpler if you bring a styrofoam ice chest and eat
breakfast and lunch from it. There are several nice picnic areas
in Yellowstone. That way you can eat whenever you want.
In most cases there will be at least two routes through the park. One
will be more geyser oriented and one more wildlife and other sights
oriented. Feel free to combine them in some way if that works for
The buttons above will take you to the discussion from the various areas
around the park.