15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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15 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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

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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: stroll through Taggart Lake, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, and trek along Cascade Canyon Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Chicago to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, then admire all the interesting features of Jackson Hole Rodeo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Winter Sports Nature
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Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

6
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.
On the 15th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tread 'n' Trails. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with Tread 'n' Trails, get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

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

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Cody to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Tread 'n' Trails ©
Tread 'n' Trails
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

1
night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get curious at Wyoming Dinosaur Center and then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Thermopolis driving holiday planner .

Getting from Cody to Thermopolis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in June, expect nights in Thermopolis to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center

1
night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Tower Trail and then contemplate the geological forces at Devils Tower National Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Devils Tower trip planning website .

You can drive from Thermopolis to Devils Tower in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Thermopolis in June: highs in Devils Tower hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

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