9 days in Thermopolis & Cody Itinerary

9 days in Thermopolis & Cody Itinerary

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9 days in Thermopolis & Cody Itinerary

Start: Thermopolis
1
Thermopolis
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Thermopolis

5
nights
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Legend Rock Petroglyph Site and National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Thermopolis: Dubois (Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center & Wind River Flyfitter), Lander (Popo Agie Falls Trail & Museum of the American West) and Wind River Heritage Center (in Riverton). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Wind River Canyon, get engrossed in the history at Hot Springs County Museum, look for gifts at Storyteller, and take in the natural beauty of TePee Pools and Spa.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thermopolis trip maker site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Thermopolis. August in Thermopolis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dubois, Lander, Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site, Wind River Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site
Hot Springs County Museum ©
Hot Springs County Museum

3
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 12th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Chief Joseph Hwy, get great views at Dead Indian Summit Overlook, then admire the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery, and finally learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Buffalo Bill State Park, then admire the sheer force of The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cody trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Cody takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Thermopolis in August: highs in Cody hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Chief Joseph Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir ©
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir

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