9 days in Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with Rocky Mountain Outfitters.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, Salt Lake City is little chillier at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Adventure · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Oxbow Bend and then make a trip to Town Square.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole day trip planning tool.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in October: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 55°F and lows are around 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

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Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be about the same, around 25°F, while days are slightly colder, around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 68°F and lows about 46°F. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites
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