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

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

Created using Inspirock Wyoming vacation planner

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Thermopolis
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Thermopolis

— 2 nights
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): engage your brain at Wyoming Dinosaur Center, then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge, and then take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Wind River Canyon, stop by Ava's Silver and Rock Shop, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

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Richmond to Thermopolis is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Thermopolis is minus 2 hours. In July, Thermopolis is a bit cooler than Richmond - with highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like West Thumb Geyser Basin and S Rim Trail. Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, trek along Fountain Paint Pot, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids.

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Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Thermopolis in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 39°F in Yellowstone National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 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 9th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, then trek along Taggart Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake.

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Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails