10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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10 days in West Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Denver

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montana Whitewater Raft Company as well as Broken Hart Ranch. On the 26th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Yellowstone Historic Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Broken Hart Ranch and then take a pleasant ride with Montana Whitewater Raft Company.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a West Yellowstone trip simple and quick.

Salt Lake City to West Yellowstone is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, you will find days in West Yellowstone are a bit cooler (57°F), and nights are cooler (31°F). On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Broken Hart Ranch, Montana Whitewater
Highlights from your plan
Broken Hart Ranch ©
Broken Hart Ranch
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kids will enjoy Lamar Valley and Hayden Valley. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, hike along Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker app .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park road trip planning website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jenny Lake
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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