6 days in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Saratoga Itinerary

6 days in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Saratoga Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
3
Saratoga
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, and then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park attractions planning site.

Denver to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Denver in August, expect Grand Teton National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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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.
On the 27th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, thentake in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °F and lows at °F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Saratoga.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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Saratoga

Saratoga ©
Saratoga is a town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. Hobo Hot Pool has been added to your itinerary. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site, thentake in the exciting artwork at Laura M Gallery, thenadmire the masterpieces at Saratoga Museum, and finally take in the natural beauty of Hobo Hot Pool.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Saratoga planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Saratoga takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Saratoga reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saratoga

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medicine Bow Peak, Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site
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Medicine Bow Peak ©
Medicine Bow Peak
Laura M Gallery ©
Laura M Gallery
Saratoga Museum ©
Saratoga Museum

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