17 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

17 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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17 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
Drive:  2​h
1
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 14 nights
End: Yellowstone National Park

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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 23rd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then hike along Jenny Lake Trail. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then make a trip to Town Square, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole custom trip planner.

Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

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Grand Teton National Park
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Spas & Wellness and Uncle Tom's Trail. On the 30th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. On the 3rd (Thu), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Jackson Hole - with highs of 73°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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