12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Yellowstone National Park

8
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 Dragon's Mouth Springs and Uncle Tom's Trail. Get outdoors at Mesa Falls and Grand Loop Road. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot, and admire all the interesting features of Firehole Canyon Drive.

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August in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Mesa Falls
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center ©

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.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Targhee Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail, then hike along String Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Jackson Hole are a bit warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Moose Wilson Road
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Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
String Lake ©
String Lake

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