5 days in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park & Pocatello Itinerary

5 days in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park & Pocatello Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Pocatello
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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've added Yellowstone Lake, Uncle Tom's Trail, Beehive Geyser, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Great Fountain Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, then explore and take pictures at Firehole Lake Drive, and finally take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

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 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and finally hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Pocatello

Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pocatello trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Pocatello in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September; daily highs in Pocatello reach 77°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pocatello

Historic Sites