16 days in Dallas, Anchorage & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

16 days in Dallas, Anchorage & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dallas
— 4 nights
2
Anchorage
— 3 nights
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

4
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore Dallas' surroundings by going to Fort Worth (Livestock Exchange Building, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, get interesting insight from The Spirit of Dallas, and explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas travel route planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. October in Dallas sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Lifestylez Nails Spa
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

3
nights
Anchorage

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Step out of Anchorage with an excursion to Phillips Cruises and Tours in Whittier--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, engage your brain at Imaginarium Discovery Center, identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anchorage trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Anchorage takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Dallas to Anchorage, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in October, things will get much colder in Anchorage: highs are around 45°F and lows about 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Anchorage

Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Phillips Cruises and Tours
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Photography Tours
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

6
nights
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Anchorage to Yellowstone National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Yellowstone National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Anchorage in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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