12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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12 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Pierre
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Sheridan
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Thermopolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Pierre

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sheridan trip builder website .

Pierre to Sheridan is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pierre to Sheridan due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Pierre in July since evenings lows in Sheridan dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Sheridan

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bighorn National Forest ©
Bighorn National Forest

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nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the 27th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Hot Springs State Park and then laugh and play at The Star Plunge. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Wyoming Dinosaur Center, then make a trip to Wind River Canyon, and then get to know the fascinating history of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thermopolis vacation planner .

You can drive from Sheridan to Thermopolis in 3 hours. Traveling from Sheridan in July, expect nights in Thermopolis to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Nature Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mystic Falls Trail and Gibbon Falls. Escape the urban bustle at S Rim Trail and Biscuit Basin. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and hike along Artist Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 39°F in Yellowstone National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

2
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.
On the 1st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Town Square, explore and take pictures at Jackson Hole Rodeo, and then head outdoors with Wild Things of Wyoming. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Cunningham Cabin, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Safari at Spring Creek Ranch - Private Trips.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jackson Hole Rodeo ©
Jackson Hole Rodeo
Cunningham Cabin ©
Cunningham Cabin

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 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, and then stroll through Leigh Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake

1
night
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary, then delve into the lush surroundings at Medicine Bow National Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Ivinson Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga and then take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo.

Plan a Laramie trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Teton National Park to Laramie. August in Laramie sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Abbey of St. Walburga
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga

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