13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

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13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Cody Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uncle Tom's Trail and Firehole Canyon Drive. Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Gibbon Falls. Spend the 29th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Jackson Lake, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Yellowstone National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Yellowstone National Park can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
River Rafting & Tubing
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
nights
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.
On the 30th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary and then cruise along Chief Joseph Hwy.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cody trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Cody to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Chief Joseph Hwy, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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