8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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.
Visiting Taggart Lake and Inspiration Point will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chapel of the Transfiguration and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Spend the 20th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip site .

Dallas to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Dallas to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in July: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mystic Falls Trail and S Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Gibbon Falls and Artists’ Paintpots. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

2
nights
Cody

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West and then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cody trip site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Cody reach 83°F and lows reach 58°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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