12 days in Aurora, Douglas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Aurora, Douglas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Aurora
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Douglas
— 7 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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Aurora

Aurora ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Aurora Reservoir and then immerse yourself in nature at Cherry Creek State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Aurora tour itinerary planning app.

Philadelphia to Aurora is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Aurora when traveling from Philadelphia in July, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Douglas.

Things to do in Aurora

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Aurora Reservoir ©
Aurora Reservoir

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Douglas

Douglas ©
Douglas is a city in Converse County, Wyoming, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Laramie National Historic Site and Guernsey State Park. Visit College Inn Bar and Douglas WWII P.O.W. Camp for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Douglas: Stagecoach Museum (in Lusk), Durham Bison Ranch (in Gillette) and Guernsey (Oregon Trail Ruts & Register Cliffs). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Ayres Natural Bridge, explore the activities along Glendo Reservoir, take an in-depth tour of Pioneer Memorial Museum, and steep yourself in history at Fort Fetterman State Historic Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Douglas trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Aurora to Douglas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Aurora in July, Douglas is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Douglas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guernsey, Stagecoach Museum, Durham Bison Ranch, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Glendo Reservoir
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site ©
Fort Laramie National Historic Site
College Inn Bar ©
College Inn Bar
Pioneer Memorial Museum ©
Pioneer Memorial Museum

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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.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, thentake in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, thenexplore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring, and then explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

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Drive from Douglas to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Douglas - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road