8 days in Wyoming & Colorado Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming & Colorado Itinerary

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Jackson Hole
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Town Square, then surround yourself with nature on Ana's Grand Excursions, and then let the river carry you with Barker-Ewing Whitewater.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online trip maker.

New York City to Jackson Hole is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Jackson Hole are a bit cooler (78°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

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Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
Town Square ©
Town Square

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll around Garden of the Gods, admire all the interesting features of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take an unforgettable tour with Royal Gorge Helitours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs visit planning tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Colorado Springs in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

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