Planning a trip to the area in the beginning of October 2013 w/ wife and 8 yr old daughter. We're flying from the east coast have six nights to spend... My questions are:
1) which is the best area/city to fly into and use as a base to visit both TNP and YNP? We only want to stay at a hotel in one location Also, we want to visit both parks w/o spending all day in the car getting to/from.
2) I know the weather is always unkown, but generally what can we expect for temperatures and precipication?
3) Will all roads and amenities still be open this time of year?
4) Lastly (and most importantly) what wildlife is active and most seen this time of year?
Thank you in advance for any help and expertise given.