We are from New Zealand and want to see all the best spots in Yellowstone in the first week of September 2013. We are fit and like hiking (day hikes).
We will drive to Yellowstone from Craters of the Moon National Park and have 5-6 full days to enjoy the park before heading down to Grand Teton Park.
How do you suggest we can get the most out of our time in the park?
We will be camping in a tent in the park. Which camp sites would you use for each night? (perhaps Madison, Norris and Canyon?).
We were thinking of the following itinerary. We are not sure whether this is workable and whether we are trying to fit too much in some days and not enough in others.
Day 3 - Drive to Canyon Village see inspiration point and hike Uncle Toms Trail (not sure what else to do around this area)
Day 4 - Tower / Roosevalt Area. Hike to Tower falls and see Lamar Valley (not sure what else to do around this area)
Day 5 - Canyon Village area. see Mud Volcano area, Hayden Valley, Pelican Valley, West Thumb and Geyser Basin
Day 6 - drive to Grand Teton
suggestions and ideas would be appreciated