11 days in Rockies to Tetons Itinerary

11 days in Rockies to Tetons Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rockies to Tetons visit planner

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Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Douglas
— 1 night
Drive
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Alcova
— 1 night
Drive
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Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
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Cheyenne

— 2 nights
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lakeview Cemetery and Ivinson Mansion. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Historic Governors' Mansion and Cheyenne Depot Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheyenne: Laramie (Vedauwoo, Medicine Bow National Forest, &more). There's more to do: get outside with Paul Smith Children's Village and explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming State Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne route planning website.

Washington DC to Cheyenne is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Cheyenne reach 79°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Douglas.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Douglas

— 1 night
Douglas is a city in Converse County, Wyoming, United States. On the 17th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Memorial Museum, then steep yourself in history at Douglas WWII P.O.W. Camp, then take an in-depth tour of Douglas Railroad Interpretive Museum At Locomotive Park, and finally steep yourself in history at College Inn Bar.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Douglas trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Douglas takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Douglas can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Alcova.

Things to do in Douglas

Museums · Historic Sites

Alcova

— 1 night
Alcova is a census-designated place (CDP) in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Martin's Cove and then explore the striking landscape at Independence Rock State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alcova trip planner.

Traveling by car from Douglas to Alcova takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rawlins.

Things to do in Alcova

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Rawlins

— 1 night
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll around Tully Park, then take an in-depth tour of Carbon County Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Wyoming Frontier Prison.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rawlins day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alcova to Rawlins takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Jackson Hole

— 5 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like National Museum of Wildlife Art and Town Square will thrill your kids. Visiting Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with Barker-Ewing Whitewater, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature, and identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rawlins to Jackson Hole in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rawlins in June: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 72°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours