13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get lost in a book at Laramie County Public Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga, and then steep yourself in history at Ivinson Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Nelson Museum of the West, get engrossed in the history at Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum, then expand your understanding of the military at Warren Air Force Base, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lakeview Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cheyenne online visit planner .

Dallas to Cheyenne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Cheyenne due to the time zone difference. In October, Cheyenne is colder than Dallas - with highs of 62°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ivinson Mansion, Abbey of St. Walburga
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Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West
Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum ©
Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum

2
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 22nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Davis Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Trail End State Historic Site, and then get outside with Lake DeSmet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bighorn Mountains, have fun at Kendrick Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sheridan day trip planning app .

You can drive from Cheyenne to Sheridan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Sheridan, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bighorn Mountains, Lake DeSmet
Highlights from your plan
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site
Bighorn Mountains ©
Bighorn Mountains
Holy Name Catholic Church ©
Holy Name Catholic Church

1
night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Hot Springs County Museum, then witness a stunning natural landmark at TePee Pools and Spa, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thermopolis trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Thermopolis takes 3 hours. When traveling from Sheridan in October, plan for little chillier days in Thermopolis, with highs around 48°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Spas Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs County Museum ©
Hot Springs County Museum
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the sheer force of The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Whitney Western Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historic Cody Mural and Museum. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then get great views at Dead Indian Summit Overlook.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cody trip maker app .

Getting from Thermopolis to Cody by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Thermopolis, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir ©
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir
Buffalo Bill State Park ©
Buffalo Bill State Park

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as West Thumb Geyser Basin and Artists’ Paintpots. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Loop Road and Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore and take pictures at Lone Star Geyser.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app .

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 47°F and 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Oxbow Bend and Hidden Falls. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Snake River Overlook (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Inspiration Point & Cascade Canyon). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Moose Wilson Road, view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, and make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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