12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Sheridan
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 7th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, then admire the striking features of Historic Governors' Mansion, and finally stop by The Wrangler.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne trip planner.

Newark to Cheyenne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Newark in June, expect little chillier with lows of 51°F in Cheyenne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum

1
day
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Bighorn National Forest, then steep yourself in history at The Historic Sheridan Inn, then admire the majestic nature at Trail End State Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at King's Saddlery and Museum.

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Explore your travel options from Cheyenne to Sheridan with the Route module. June in Sheridan sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site

1
night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the 9th (Sun), have fun and explore at Wyoming Dinosaur Center, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Wind River Canyon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Sheridan to Thermopolis by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Sheridan in June, you will find days in Thermopolis are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Plains Indian, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cody trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Thermopolis to Cody in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in June, you will find days in Cody are a bit warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore and take pictures at S Rim Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, and finally trek along Artists’ Paintpots.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then trek along Jenny Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): cruise along Teton Park Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 3 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, and then shop like a local with Thal Glass Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at The Brookover Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, then grab your bike and head to Antelope Flats, and finally don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature

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