8 days in Wyoming, Montana & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming, Montana & Denver Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Cody
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planning tool.

Houston to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Grand Teton National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Houston in October, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at 55°F and lows at 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then take an in-depth tour of Plains Indian Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cody trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Cody takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in October, things will get a bit warmer in Cody: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and Estes Park (Spas & Off-Road Tours). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Denver Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Denver online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cody to Denver in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cody, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Estes Park, Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Garden of the Gods
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Off-Road Tours
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

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