9 days in Salem, Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Salem, Grand Teton National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Salem
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Salem

— 2 nights
Salem is the capital of the U.S. state of Oregon, and the county seat of Marion County. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Penner-Ash Wine Cellars and then indulge your senses at Cellar Door Wine Tours. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then do a tasting at Adelsheim Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Natalies Estate Winery, and finally ponder the world of politics at Memorial to Yamhill County Soldiers of the World War.

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Portland to Salem is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Salem

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
On the 25th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Jackson Lake, then take in the pleasant sights at Potholes Turnout, then stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

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You can fly from Salem to Grand Teton National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Salem in May; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

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Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive