Question about timing of a family visit to Yellowstone.?
Would the 2 or 3 weeks after Labor Day, in mid to late September, be a good time to visit? Would the crowds be down by then? Would the weather be reasonable? I don't mind it being a little cool, but I'm not into snow, ice and freezing temps. We would be bringing three young daughters, all under 5 years old. What inns should I consider? (i.e. - most family-friendly, near the most family-friendly activities, etc.). Anything else I need to know?
Asked By: Slappy McStretchNuts - 1/1/2008
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I take my annual vacation to Yellowstone every fall and have been there twice at the beginning of Oct. and also in Nov. I choose Oct., because that is when the hotel rates drop quite a bit. Park roads are open to vehicular traffic until early November. They close the first Monday after Daylight Savings Time, so this... More
Answered By: Mickey - 1/2/2008
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We live within 4 hours of Yellowstone and have visited several different times of the year. Our most enjoyable visit was the last weekend the park was open to motorized vehicles - which was the end of September/first of October. There was a bit of snow but no ice. Of course, you never know about the weather in... More
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