12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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1
Cody
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights

1
night
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, stop by Sierra Trading Post, and then examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cody online attractions planner.

Dallas to Cody is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in August: highs in Cody hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

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.
Visit Chapel of the Transfiguration and Mormon Row Historic District for their historical value. Get outdoors at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Cascade Canyon Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, explore the activities along Jackson Lake, and trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park journey builder app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road

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