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

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

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

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Detroit

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Detroit to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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