8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Billings

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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.
Get outdoors at Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Yellowstone National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in West Yellowstone, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center

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nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the views from Snake River Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally make a trip to Town Square.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner .

Getting from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Jackson Hole can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Snake River Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

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nights
Cody

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam, then cruise along Beartooth Highway, and then admire all the interesting features of Dead Indian Summit Overlook.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cody online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Cody takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in Cody. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Beartooth Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Dead Indian Summit Overlook ©
Dead Indian Summit Overlook
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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