US National Parks Travel Guide

Yellowstone and Arches Road Trip

This road trip includes parks: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Craters of the Moon National Monument and more!

Yellowstone is famous for hosting more than 10,000-plus hot springs and geysers, the majority of the planet"s total. One geyser in particular, Old Faithful, has drawn millions of visitors yearly to Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park is also home to an abundance of wildlife from bison, elk, coyote to bears and moose.

Grand Teton is located very closely to Yellowstone so not too much driving between these two parks. Grand Teton offers stunning mountain scenery and a diverse array of wildlife.

Dinosaur protects a large deposit of fossil dinosaur bones that lived millions of years ago. Today, many ideas about dinosaurs are changing, and the fossils at Dinosaur National Monument continue to help teach us about these fascinating animals.

Arches National Park offers a wealth of beauty and extraordinary arches. From Delicate Arch to an 18 mile scenic drive, Arches National Park has more than enough scenery to awe any park visitor.

Canyonlands National Park is a destination full of spires, buttes, arches, rivers and most spectacular of all, vast canyons. Canyon lands has three different areas, the Maze, Needles and Island in the Sky Districts.

Use this self-guided road trip to help you plan your adventure through Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. From vast canyons to mountain scenery, you can't ask for more on this road trip.