12 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Start: San Diego
Fly:  6 h
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: San Diego

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. There's lots more to do: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, and take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park tour planner.

San Diego to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Teton National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect cooler with lows of 44°F in Grand Teton National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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 Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, hike along Purple Mountain Trail, and stroll through Osprey Falls Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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