8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Charlotte

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Wayne's Boot Shop and then take a memorable drive along Chief Joseph Hwy. Here are some ideas for day two: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours and then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cody travel app .

Charlotte to Cody is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charlotte in September: high temperatures in Cody hover around 71°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Chief Joseph Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Wayne's Boot Shop ©
Wayne's Boot Shop

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.
Get in touch with nature at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and String Lake. Step off the beaten path and head to Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park and Mormon Row Historic District. Spend the 9th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail and make a trip to Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cody to Grand Teton National Park takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
String Lake ©
String Lake
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring and then cruise along Grand Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin and then take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 33°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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