57 days in Denver & Wyoming Itinerary

57 days in Denver & Wyoming Itinerary

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57 days in Denver & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Sheridan
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Cody
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Thermopolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Casper
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Laramie
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cheyenne
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Marseille

8
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Denver Art Museum and Union Station. Visiting Trail Ridge Road and Mount Evans will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Chapel on the Rock (in Allenspark), Idaho Springs (River Rafting & Tubing & Summit Lake Park) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Cub Lake Trail, Emerald Lake Trail, & more). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, and take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip app .

Marseille, France to Denver is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marseille to Denver is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Marseille in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Denver, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Idaho Springs, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

1
night
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Hulett Museum, then make a trip to Tower Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Devils Tower National Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Wind Circles.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Devils Tower trip planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from Denver to Devils Tower in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in September: highs in Devils Tower hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hulett Museum
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

3
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Bighorn National Forest and Trail End State Historic Site. Gallery on Main and Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum (in Buffalo) and Wagon Box Fight Monument (in Story). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum, don't miss a visit to Davis Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name Catholic Church, and contemplate the long history of The Historic Sheridan Inn.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sheridan day trip planner .

Drive from Devils Tower to Sheridan in 2.5 hours. September in Sheridan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Buffalo, Wagon Box Fight Monument, The Brinton Museum, Gallery on Main
Highlights from your plan
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site
The Brinton Museum ©
The Brinton Museum
Gallery on Main ©
Gallery on Main

7
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Wildlife Art and Hines Goldsmiths. Get in touch with nature at Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Moose (Chapel of the Transfiguration, Snake River, & more). There's still lots to do: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Jackson Hole takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sheridan in September, with highs in Jackson Hole at 23°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

12
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Washburn and Hayden Valley. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Jackson Hole - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

6
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.
Visiting Shoshone National Forest and Photography Tours will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Museum of the Plains Indian capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cody: Meeteetse (Meeteetse Museums & Kirwin Ghost Town). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery, and see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cody itinerary planner .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Cody hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Meeteetse, Powell
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

2
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs State Park and then make a splash at The Star Plunge. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Legend Rock Petroglyph Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail, and then engage your brain at Wyoming Dinosaur Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis online holiday builder .

You can drive from Cody to Thermopolis in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in October, you will find days in Thermopolis are little chillier (10°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Casper.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

4
nights
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Historic Trails Interpretive Center and Hoofprints of the Past Museum. Get outdoors at Independence Rock State Historic Site and Edness K. Wilkins State Park. When in Casper, make a side trip to see Chris LeDoux Memorial Park in Kaycee, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, look for gifts at Ugly Bug Fly Shop, sample the fine beverages at Backwards Distilling Company, and hike along Platte River Trails.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Casper trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Casper takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in October, you will find days in Casper are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Casper

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kaycee, Independence Rock State Historic Site, Backwards Distilling Company, Edness K. Wilkins State Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Rock State Historic Site ©
Hoofprints of the Past Museum ©
Hoofprints of the Past Museum

4
nights
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Grand Encampment Museum and Laramie Plains Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site and Ivinson Mansion. Explore Laramie's surroundings by going to Centennial (Snowy Range Scenic Byway, Nici Self Historical Museum, & more). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vedauwoo, take a pleasant ride with E & H Guide Service, and look for all kinds of wild species at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Laramie road trip tool .

You can drive from Casper to Laramie in 2.5 hours. In October in Laramie, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Centennial, Grand Encampment Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Encampment Museum ©
Grand Encampment Museum
Vedauwoo ©
Vedauwoo

7
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Colorado Model Railroad Museum and Benson Park Sculpture Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Cache La Poudre River and Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Get out of town with these interesting Cheyenne side-trips: Greeley (Linn Grove Cemetery, Centennial Village Museum: Living Heritage Experience, & more), Fort Collins (Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area, Pineridge Natural Area, & more) and Swetsville Zoo (in Timnath). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum, take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Governors' Mansion, and contemplate the waterfront views at North Lake Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Laramie to Cheyenne takes an hour. Traveling from Laramie in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cheyenne, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, Swetsville Zoo, Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Model Railroad Museum ©
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum ©
Swetsville Zoo ©
Swetsville Zoo

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