5 days in Wyoming Itinerary

5 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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5 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Cheyenne
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thermopolis
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Denver

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day
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Wyoming Historic Governors' Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, and then see the interesting displays at Cowgirls of the West Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cheyenne trip generator.

Denver to Cheyenne is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Cheyenne can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites
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Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion
Cowgirls of the West Museum ©
Cowgirls of the West Museum

1
night
Casper

Casper
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Casper itinerary planner.

Drive from Cheyenne to Casper in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Casper

Museums Outdoors Parks

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Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then take an in-depth tour of Hot Springs County Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis trip builder.

Getting from Casper to Thermopolis by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Casper, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Thermopolis, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Museums
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Hot Springs County Museum ©
Hot Springs County Museum

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.
To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cody holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Cody takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Thermopolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 58°F. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toYellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Tours Parks

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night
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 12th (Wed), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Cody to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Cody - with highs of 73°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Jackson

Jackson ©
The town of Jackson serves as a base for trips to the nearby Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, National Elk Refuge, and several ski resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jackson holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Jackson to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

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Chapel of the Transfiguration
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Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature

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