6 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

6 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, then don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, and finally admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Targhee Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker .

Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Targhee Ski Resort
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Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lone Star Geyser and Monument Geyser Basin. Popular historic sites such as Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, get great views at Observation Point Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in April, and nighttime lows around 18°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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