9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  7​h
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Jackson Hole
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Lexington

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Wheeler Historic Farm, then engage your brain at Clark Planetarium, and then examine the collection at Church History Museum.

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Lexington to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lexington to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lexington in July, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Childrens Museums
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Clark Planetarium ©
Clark Planetarium
Wheeler Historic Farm ©
Wheeler Historic Farm
Church History Museum ©
Church History Museum

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Natural Bridge Trail and North Rim Trail. Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Uncle Tom's Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 21st (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Grand View Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jackson Lake Overlook, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and finally stroll through Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. On your second day here, explore the activities along Snake River, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teton Point Turnout, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park attractions app .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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String Lake ©
String Lake
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center and then stroll through Cunningham Cabin.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Cunningham Cabin ©
Cunningham Cabin

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