8 days in Bellingham, Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

8 days in Bellingham, Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

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Bellingham
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
Cody
— 3 nights

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
On the 12th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Chuckanut Drive and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos and tourist information, read Bellingham trip itinerary app.

Seattle to Bellingham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Bellingham when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around °F. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive
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Chuckanut Drive ©
Chuckanut Drive
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Artists’ Paintpots and Firehole River. Kids will appreciate attractions like Firehole Lake Drive and Gibbon Falls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, take a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree, and explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Bellingham to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Bellingham to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bellingham in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Morning Glory Pool ©
Morning Glory Pool
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cody Firearms Museum and Shoshone National Forest. Appreciate the collections at Plains Indian Museum and Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paul Stock Nature Trail, look for gifts at Cowtown Candy Company, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cody tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Cody to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

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Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

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