6 Best Road Trips

Best Road Trips to Yellowstone Overview Map 2018

This land is your land.

A road trip to Yellowstone isn't just about the destination. Along the way to Yellowstone, we've included fun attractions, great places to eat and other national park sites that offer different experiences than Yellowstone. From Rocky Mountain National Park and Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado to Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota's Black Hills to Glacier National Park in Montana, we've filled these trips with tips to avoid the crowds, interesting activities, attractions and views. 

Grizzly bears at Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park.

California's Yosemite to Wyoming's Yellowstone Road Trip

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure.

Mountain goat at Mount Rushmore

Chicago to Dakota Black Hills to Yellowstone Road Trip

See the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Yellowstone and more on this 2,800 mile all-American road trip.

Elk grazing in Rocky Mountain National Park

Denver, Colorado to Yellowstone Road Trip

Explore three national parks and one national monument on this breathtaking, 1,300-mile road trip that starts in Denver.

Boy flying a kite at Great Salt Lake in Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah to Yellowstone Road Trip

Hit the highlights from Great Salt Lake to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone, returning through Craters of the Moon and south Idaho.

Boats on Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park

Seattle to Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks Road Trip

Hot springs, high peaks and Montana’s wide open spaces dominate this 2,114-mile tour from Seattle to Glacier and Yellowstone national parks and back.

A Yellowstone cowboy tends to the horses.

Texas to Wyoming Yellowstone Cowboy Road Trip

Get roped into fun as you explore the best cowboy culture on this 2,796-mile, round-trip route through New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming.