17 days in Saint Louis, Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

17 days in Saint Louis, Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  5 h
1
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h
End: New York City

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint Louis: Springfield (Lincoln Home National Historic Site & Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at City Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Saint Louis Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, and have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saint Louis planning site.

New York City to Saint Louis is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Saint Louis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Springfield, The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
City Museum ©
City Museum
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, then take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, and finally take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park journey site.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Grand Teton National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Saint Louis in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Jackson Lake ©
Jackson Lake

10
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

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You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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