8 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole

— 1 night
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.
On the 5th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, don't miss a visit to Town Square, and then surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Day Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole itinerary planning site.

Birmingham to Jackson Hole is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Birmingham in September, plan for little chillier days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 68°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Lone Star Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail.

Before you visit Yellowstone National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors