12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
End: New York City

1
night
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 26th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Jackson Hole Rodeo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cunningham Cabin, then identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thal Glass Studio.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole online holiday planner .

New York City to Jackson Hole is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Jackson Hole are little chillier (79°F), and nights are colder (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jackson Hole Rodeo ©
Jackson Hole Rodeo

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.
Popular historic sites such as Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Inspiration Point and Signal Mountain Summit Road. Spend the 28th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jackson Lake Overlook, steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gibbon Falls and Castle Geyser. Escape the urban bustle at Artists’ Paintpots and Uncle Tom's Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the natural beauty of Terrace Spring, and cruise along Lamar Valley.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
nights
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 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, and then see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cody journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Cody to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 55°F. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir ©
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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