9 days in Wyoming Itinerary

9 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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9 days in Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Drive:  20 h
1
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Moran
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
5
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  13 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
The town of Jackson serves as a base for trips to the nearby Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, National Elk Refuge, and several ski resorts.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at National Elk Refuge, make a trip to Town Square, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip builder.

Minneapolis to Jackson is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and tram. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Minneapolis to Jackson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Minneapolis in November: high temperatures in Jackson hover around 37°F and lows are around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moran.

Things to do in Jackson

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chapel of the Transfiguration
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Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Town Square ©
Town Square

1
night
Moran

Moran ©
Moran is an unincorporated community in south central Teton County, Wyoming, United States, which serves as one of the principal fee collection entrances to Grand Teton National Park. On the 24th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Moran trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Moran takes an hour. While traveling from Jackson, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Moran, ranging from highs of 26°F to lows of 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moran

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and then stroll through Artist Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Moran to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Moran in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 34°F by day to 13°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
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 27th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Shoshone National Forest and then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cody travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Cody by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, Cody is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 44°F and lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Cody

Parks Nature Museums
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Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Shoshone National Forest ©
Shoshone National Forest

2
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Big Boy Steam Engine, see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, steep yourself in history at Wyoming Historic Governors' Mansion, get engrossed in the history at Wyoming State Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Wyoming State Capitol, and finally get lost in a book at Laramie County Public Library. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip planner.

Getting from Cody to Cheyenne by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. November in Cheyenne sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vedauwoo
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Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum

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