15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thermopolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Moose
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Laramie vacation site .

Washington DC to Laramie is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Laramie is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for little chillier days in Laramie, with highs around 72°F, while nights are colder with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Laramie

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature
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1
night
Rawlins

Rawlins ©
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. On the 28th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Carbon County Museum.

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Getting from Laramie to Rawlins by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rawlins are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Rawlins

#Museums
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Carbon County Museum ©
Carbon County Museum

2
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): have fun and explore at Wyoming Dinosaur Center, then take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park, and then look for gifts at Ava's Silver and Rock Shop. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Wind River Canyon and then take in the natural beauty of The Star Plunge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis travel route planner .

You can drive from Rawlins to Thermopolis in 3 hours. While traveling from Rawlins, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Thermopolis, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

#Parks, #Nature, #Theme Parks
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Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Ava's Silver and Rock Shop ©
Ava's Silver and Rock Shop

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Buffalo Bill Dam and Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, stop by Cowtown Candy Company, get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, and enjoy some diversion at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cody travel route planner .

Drive from Thermopolis to Cody in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in September, you will find days in Cody are somewhat warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Buffalo Bill Dam ©
Buffalo Bill Dam
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

4
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 Grand Loop Road. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Canyon Drive.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cody in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

3
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jenny Lake Trail and Oxbow Bend. Step out of Moose with an excursion to Jackson Hole Rodeo in Jackson--about 38 minutes away. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake.

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Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moose, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moran, Jackson, Grand Teton National Park
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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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