31 days in Wyoming Itinerary

31 days in Wyoming Itinerary

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1
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
3
Cody
— 4 nights
4
Thermopolis
— 2 nights
5
Sheridan
— 2 nights
6
Casper
— 3 nights
7
Cheyenne
— 4 nights
8
Kemmerer
— 2 nights

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Jackson Lake. Get a sense of the local culture at Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Sacred Heart. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, explore the activities along Leigh Lake, and take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get colder in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Bridger Teton National Forest
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String Lake ©
String Lake
Bridger Teton National Forest ©
Bridger Teton National Forest
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like West Thumb Geyser Basin and Mud Volcano. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and Midway Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, and ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel website.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 12:
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

4
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Shoshone National Forest and The Buffalo Bill Reservoir. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cody Firearms Museum and Chief Joseph Hwy. When in Cody, make a side trip to see Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Lovell, approximately Lovell away. The adventure continues: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Paul Stock Nature Trail, and admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cody trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Cody at 16°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Cody

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Chief Joseph Hwy, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

2
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Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at TePee Pools and Spa, then take in the natural beauty of The Star Plunge, then immerse yourself in nature at Hot Springs State Park, and finally engage your brain at Wyoming Dinosaur Center. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Wind River Canyon, then get to know the fascinating history of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site, then trek along Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail, and finally admire the majestic nature at Boysen State Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis driving holiday planner.

Drive from Cody to Thermopolis in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Cody, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Thermopolis, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Boysen State Park, Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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The Star Plunge ©
The Star Plunge
Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

2
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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum, steep yourself in history at The Historic Sheridan Inn, then take a peaceful walk through Bighorn National Forest, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fort Phil Kearny. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along US Highway 16, then see the interesting displays at The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, and finally tee off at Buffalo Golf Club.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Sheridan route tool.

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Sheridan takes 3 hours. While traveling from Thermopolis, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sheridan, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Buffalo
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
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King's Saddlery and Museum ©
King's Saddlery and Museum
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum ©
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum ©
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

3
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Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site and Fort Fetterman State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Historic Trails Interpretive Center and Independence Rock State Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Douglas (Douglas WWII P.O.W. Camp & Ayres Natural Bridge). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Tate Geological Museum, look for gifts at Ugly Bug Fly Shop, admire the masterpieces at Nicolaysen Art Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Morad Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Casper travel planner.

You can drive from Sheridan to Casper in 2.5 hours. In October in Casper, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Casper

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Douglas, Independence Rock State Historic Site, Backwards Distilling Company
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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Tate Geological Museum ©
Tate Geological Museum
National Historic Trails Interpretive Center ©
Independence Rock State Historic Site ©
Independence Rock State Historic Site

4
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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Laramie National Historic Site and Wyoming State Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Cheyenne Depot Museum and Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ames Monument (in Buford), Laramie (Vedauwoo, Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, &more) and Oregon Trail Ruts (in Guernsey). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Snowy Range Scenic Byway, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, make a trip to Big Boy Steam Engine, and steep yourself in history at Historic Governors' Mansion.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cheyenne day trip site.

Drive from Casper to Cheyenne in 3 hours. October in Cheyenne sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kemmerer.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laramie, Ames Monument, Oregon Trail Ruts, Snowy Range Scenic Byway, Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site ©
Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Kemmerer

Kemmerer ©
Kemmerer is the largest city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States. On the 28th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fossil Butte National Monument. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Fossil Country Frontier Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Bridger State Historic Site, then head outdoors with Pisces Prehistoric, and finally browse the range of quality goods at JCPenney Kemmerer (Mother) Store.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kemmerer trip app.

You can drive from Cheyenne to Kemmerer in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cheyenne in October, plan for slightly colder days in Kemmerer, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kemmerer

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Fort Bridger State Historic Site
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Fossil Butte National Monument ©
Fossil Butte National Monument
Fort Bridger State Historic Site ©
Fort Bridger State Historic Site
Fossil Country Frontier Museum ©
Fossil Country Frontier Museum

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