11 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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11 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: New Orleans

5
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Schwabacher Landing, & more) and Chapel of the Transfiguration (in Moose). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, don't miss a visit to Town Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, and hit the slopes at Four Seasons Resort.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole planner .

New Orleans to Jackson Hole is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Jackson Hole. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be much colder, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

5
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park vacation planning site .

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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