17 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

17 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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17 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 13 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Yellowstone National Park

13
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yellowstone National Park. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. On the 11th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, hike along Artist Point, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online itinerary maker .

In September, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

3
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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 20th (Sun): shop like a local with Thal Glass Studio, then make a trip to Town Square, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cathedral Group ©
Cathedral Group
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake

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