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: Kearney
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
End: Kearney

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole journey maker website .

Kearney to Jackson Hole is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kearney to Jackson Hole. When traveling from Kearney in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
String Lake ©
String Lake
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Horseback Riding Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Get outdoors at Fort Yellowstone Historic District and S Rim Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Historic Center & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center). Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and don't miss a visit to Roosevelt Arch.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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