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

Start: Dayton
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
End: Dayton

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Geyser and River Rafting & Tubing. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Horseback Riding Tours in West Yellowstone, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Dayton to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dayton in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Porcelain Basin ©
Porcelain Basin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. On your second day here, stroll through Jenny Lake Trail and then hike along Cascade Canyon Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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