9 days in Yellowstone Teton Territory Itinerary

9 days in Yellowstone Teton Territory Itinerary

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9 days in Yellowstone Teton Territory Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Island Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Idaho Falls
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Columbus

Island Park

Island Park ©
Island Park is a city in Fremont County, Idaho, United States. On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Big Springs, then make a trip to Johnny Sack Cabin, then let little ones run wild at Pinecone Playhouse at Mack's Inn Resort, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Harriman State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Island Park trip planner .

Columbus to Island Park is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Island Park. Traveling from Columbus in August, you will find days in Island Park are little chillier (75°F), and nights are much colder (37°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Spencer.

Things to do in Island Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games
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Harriman State Park ©
Harriman State Park
Johnny Sack Cabin ©
Johnny Sack Cabin


Spencer ©
Spencer is a city in Clark County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Spencer Opal Mine.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Spencer trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Island Park to Spencer by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Island Park in August: high temperatures in Spencer hover around 84°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Driggs.
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Spencer Opal Mine ©
Spencer Opal Mine


Driggs ©
Driggs is a city in Teton County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): play a few rounds at Headwaters Golf Club and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Linn Canyon Ranch, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grand Teton Brewing Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Grand Teton Distillery, and finally get your game on at Teton Rock Gym.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Driggs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Spencer to Driggs takes 2 hours. Traveling from Spencer in August, expect nights in Driggs to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Driggs

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Victor, Mesa Falls
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Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Headwaters Golf Club ©
Headwaters Golf Club
Teton Rock Gym ©
Teton Rock Gym

Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Get outdoors at Yellowstone Bear World and Cress Creek Nature Trail. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rexburg Nature Park and Hell's Half Acre. Change things up with a short trip to Rexburg Rapids in Rexburg (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, examine the collection at Museum of Idaho, take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Pavilion.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Idaho Falls road trip website .

You can drive from Driggs to Idaho Falls in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Driggs in August: highs in Idaho Falls hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

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Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Cress Creek Nature Trail ©
Cress Creek Nature Trail
Snake River Greenbelt ©
Snake River Greenbelt