13 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

13 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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13 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Moose
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

4
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Visit Chapel of the Transfiguration and Mormon Row Historic District for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Murie Centre, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, trek along Taggart Lake, and take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Moose trip app .

Minneapolis to Moose is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Moose due to the time zone difference. Expect colder evenings in Moose when traveling from Minneapolis in August, with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

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.
S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Lower Geyser Basin and Artist Point. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online travel planner .

You can drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moose in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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