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    Am trying to plan a trip for this August, driving to Yellowstone National Park driving from New York with wife & 3 kids aged 11, 7 & 3 and we have 8 days to do the trip return with a Rented dodge Caravan.

    Is this workable? both of us drive.

    What is the best way to turn this trip into a great vacation on the cheap with out camping?

    What would be the best route and how long would it take?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Tucson, AZ

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    Welcome aboard the RoadTrip America Forums!

    This trip is not going to work the way you think. It will take 4 days to drive the 2,200 miles to Yellowstone, and 4 days to drive back. And that's if you don't make any stops along the way to show your children the country between New York and Yellowstone. Having two drivers really doesn't make that much of a difference. This is not going to make pleasant memories for your children or even let them see Yellowstone for more than a few hours at most.


  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Green County, Wisconsin

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    Welcome to the RTA Forum!

    I'm afraid that you just don't have enough time to do the kind of trip you are talking about. You're looking at a 2200 mile trip, and just to cover the miles you're looking at being on the road for about 10 hours a day for each of the 8 days you have. That's pretty grueling to try and do with kids, and of course, that leaves absolutely zero time actually at Yellowstone.

    You really have only a couple of options, add more time to your trip, choose a closer destination, or fly out west.

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    Thank u for sound advice!

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