8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cody
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then trek along Taggart Lake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group.

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Dallas to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6-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. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and trek along Trout Lake Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip site.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Cody

— 1 night

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

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 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Cody driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Cody hover around 83°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums

Wyoming travel guide

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Hot Springs · Wildlife Areas · River Rafting & Tubing
The Equality State
Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourism, Wyoming is anything but "the bunchgrass edge of the world," as a writer once called it. Though the state's geography includes mostly wide-open plains, swaths of high desert, and sweeping mountain ridges, it also contains many small towns filled with places to visit, such as historical buildings, museums, shops, and restaurants. A great place to discover the last vestiges of the Old West, Wyoming's tourist attractions include the country's first national park, Native American reservations, and a smattering of ghost towns from the early frontier days. As you travel across this "Cowboy State," remember that distances between towns can be vast, requiring more advance vacation planning than travel in more densely populated parts of the country.