7 days in Jackson Hole & West Yellowstone Itinerary

7 days in Jackson Hole & West Yellowstone Itinerary

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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
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.
Grand Teton has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton and then do a tasting at Jackson Hole Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip itinerary planner.

Fort Collins to Jackson Hole is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Collins in October, with highs in Jackson Hole at 55°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

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West Yellowstone

— 4 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Fountain Paint Pot will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Firehole Canyon Drive and Gibbon Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (S Rim Trail, Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip app.

Drive from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in October: highs in West Yellowstone hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 25°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip