8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

New Orleans to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 27°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

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 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then take some stellar pictures from Jenny Lake Overlook, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Solitude, and finally hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park route planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife