8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Yellowstone National Park

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Yellowstone National Park. In September, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, make a trip to Town Square, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

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