15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to Town Square, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at T.A. Moulton Barn, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, then get a taste of the local shopping with Thal Glass Studio, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip planner .

Minneapolis to Jackson Hole is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Jackson Hole is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 68°F and lows about 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Museums
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Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

3
nights
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, cruise along Teton Park Road, and trek along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park tour planning site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Teton Park Road ©
Teton Park Road

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

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Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Chief Joseph Hwy, then stroll through Dead Indian Summit Overlook, then stop by Cowtown Candy Company, and finally take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Paul Stock Nature Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally hit the bull's-eye at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody road trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Cody hover around 70°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, Chief Joseph Hwy
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Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Highline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cody to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cody in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 40°F in Glacier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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