13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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13 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, then have some family-friendly fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary builder app .

Chicago to Cody is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cody, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Kirwin Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Uncle Tom's Trail and Lone Star Geyser are in your itinerary. On the 12th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, and take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park planner .

Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Cody - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vertical Harvest, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Of The Mountains, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jackson Hole Still Works, then do a tasting at Jackson Hole Winery, and finally tee off at Teton Pines Country Club.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Jackson Hole vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Our Lady Of The Mountains ©
Our Lady Of The Mountains
Jackson Hole Still Works ©
Jackson Hole Still Works

3
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. Spend the 16th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in 2.5 hours. July in Grand Teton National Park sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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