A visit to Yellowstone. The first national park in the world. Gives travelers the chance to enjoy stunning natural beauty. See hot springs and hundreds of geysers. Learn about the history of both the park and its inhabitants. The publication Travel and Leisure has collected some factors. That should consider when planning a visit to Yellowstone National Park.

As with any alpine region, the weather can vary great. And be Un predictable. Overall, July to September the warmest and driest months in Yellowstone. With highs reaching 21 °C in July and August and dropping to 15° C in September. On average, it rains from five to seven days during this time. The highs in spring and autumn are between -1 and 15 degrees. And in winter between -17 and -6 C. It is not uncommon to see snow at high altitudes. During any month of the year, so be sure to pack warm clothes and waterproof gear.

Best time to visit yellowstone for wildlife

Despite the fact that the wildlife in the park can observed all year round. The view available varies from season to season.

March and April are the best months for bear watching. And the winter months are best for wolves and bighorn sheep. Deer, elk, bison and mountain goats can seen during the summer months. The busiest season in the park.

Autumn, on the other hand, a great time to see a bear, elk, and predators. And enjoy the mild weather. Remember to maintain a safe distance when observing wildlife. Both for your own safety and for the health of the animals.

The cheapest time to visit Yellowstone

Flights and lodging are cheapest during shoulder season. (spring) and winter, which is Yellowstone’s low season. Prices tend to fall after May 1. And do not start to rise until March. Of course, airline ticket trends vary depending on the place of origin.

Based on historical data for 2018 and 2019. In March, the cheapest flights to Jackson Hole Airport (JAC). Just 49 miles (ca. 79 km) from the South Entrance to the park, are from New York and Los Angeles. If you’re flying from Chicago, airfares drop in May. You might be in better luck if you find cheap flights to Yellowstone from Washington. During July and August.

According to historical data collected from Priceline in 2018 and 2019. In the nearby towns of Cody, Gardiner, Jackson, and Island Park. Housing was most expensive in June and July. And the cheapest in November and December. Overall, Cody, Wyoming is the cheapest place to stay, no matter the month.

Best time for photos in Yellowstone

If you think that you just need to come to the national park. For a good picture then you are wrong. At the peak of the season, other people will appear in the frame. Travelers looking to photograph Yellowstone should come here in winter. At this time, fabulous photos of snowfall and steam. Which beats from hot springs and geysers, obtained.