How long does it take to drive the loop in Yellowstone?
The Grand Loop Road, however, is also set up like a figure eight allowing for drivers to at least take in half of the attractions along this circular road. For road trips, you can pick a side—any side—of the loop, taking three to four hours of driving and stopping by lakes, canyons, falls and hot springs.
American Airlines, Delta, SkyWest, and United all have flights to and from Jackson Hole Airport (307/733-7682; www.jacksonholeairport.com), which is right in Grand Teton National Park in Jackson, Wyoming, and only 56 miles of scenic driving from the southern entrance of Yellowstone.
- In proximity to the national park, these rural towns boast plenty of natural beauty.
- Gardiner, Montana. Gardiner, Montana is located near the north entrance of Yellowstone.
- Cooke City, Montana.
- Island Park, Idaho.
- East Yellowstone, Wyoming.
- Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
- The best times to visit Yellowstone National Park are from April to May and between September and November. These seasons offer mild weather and fewer crowds. July and August are the most popular months to visit: The kids are out of school, and the weather is warm enough to sleep outside.
- Best Things To Do in Jackson Hole
- #1. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. #1 in Jackson Hole.
- #2. Grand Teton National Park. #2 in Jackson Hole.
- #3. National Elk Refuge Free. #3 in Jackson Hole.
- #4. Jackson Hole Playhouse. #4 in Jackson Hole.
- #5. Granite Hot Springs.
- #6. Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum.
- #7. National Museum of Wildlife Art.
- #8. Snow King Resort.
The best times to visit Yellowstone National Park are from April to May and between September and November. These seasons offer mild weather and fewer crowds. July and August are the most popular months to visit: The kids are out of school, and the weather is warm enough to sleep outside.
- During an eruption, the water temperature at the vent has been measured at 204°F (95.6°C). The steam temperature has been measured above 350°F!
- According to the U.S. Geological Survey, A supervolcano is a volcano that at one point in time erupted more than 1,000 cubic kilometers of deposits. Given the incredible power of supervolcanoes, such an eruption at Yellowstone would have catastrophic consequences.
- The Yellowstone Caldera is a volcanic caldera and supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park in the Western United States, sometimes referred to as the Yellowstone Supervolcano. The caldera and most of the park are located in the northwest corner of Wyoming.
Updated: 28th October 2019