20 days in Wyoming Itinerary

20 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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20 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Thermopolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
5
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Laramie
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Houston

3
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the next day, have fun and explore at Wyoming Dinosaur Center and then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge.

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Houston to Thermopolis is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Thermopolis is minus 1 hour. In April, Thermopolis is much colder than Houston - with highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Meeteese Chocolatier and Cody Firearms Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC. There's much more to do: stop by Wayne's Boot Shop, admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park, admire the sheer force of The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, and take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cody trip app .

You can drive from Thermopolis to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in April, expect nights in Cody to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, Meeteese Chocolatier
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and Black Sand Basin. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey builder .

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in April, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 42°F and lows about 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Targhee Ski Resort and Teton Pines Country Club. Do your shopping at Made and Teton Mountaineering. Change things up with a short trip to Teton Raptor Center in Wilson (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 23rd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's more to do: stroll through Jenny Lake Trail and explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake.

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Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Historic Governors' Mansion, examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, then stop by The Wrangler, then don't miss a visit to Cheyenne Big Boots, and finally take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Grand Teton National Park to Cheyenne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. April in Cheyenne sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

2
nights
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. On the 27th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Ames Monument, then take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo, and then steep yourself in history at Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Ivinson Mansion and then stop by Cowgirl Yarns.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Laramie trip planner .

Drive from Cheyenne to Laramie in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ames Monument
Highlights from your plan
Vedauwoo ©
Vedauwoo
Cowgirl Yarns ©
Cowgirl Yarns

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