7 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

7 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Hill Aerospace Museum and then stroll through City Creek Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway and then head outdoors with Rocky Mountain Outfitters.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City online travel planner.

Newark to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Newark in October, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Nature · Adventure · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Grand Loop Road. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mud Volcano and Fountain Paint Pot. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Fairy Falls, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and hike along Lone Star Geyser.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online tour planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Salt Lake City - with highs of 47°F and lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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 11th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park vacation tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 28°F at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
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