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

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

Created using Inspirock Wyoming vacation planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to West Thumb Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online route maker.

Madison to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Madison to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madison in August, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 38°F. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Visiting 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Cascade Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Teton Park Road, take some stellar pictures from Snake River Overlook, trek along Hermitage Point, and explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails