13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hayden Valley, Lamar Valley, Lower Geyser Basin, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Jenny Lake Trail and West Thumb Geyser Basin. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Jenny Lake in Moran, approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 21st (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. On the 22nd (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, explore the activities along Lewis Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Yellowstone National Park. In September, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Jenny Lake
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips. On the 23rd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake, then don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and then appreciate the views at Leigh Lake. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch all the local highlights with Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River, and then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole planning tool .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
String Lake ©
String Lake
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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