8 days in Denver & Jackson Hole Itinerary

8 days in Denver & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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8 days in Denver & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip planning site .

Washington DC to Denver is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Denver when traveling from Washington DC in July, with lows around 60°F. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive & Grand Teton). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jackson Hole Still Works.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip planning website .

You can fly from Denver to Jackson Hole in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in July, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson Hole: highs are around 79°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally take a stroll through 16th Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denver itinerary planner.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Denver is somewhat warmer than Jackson Hole - with highs of 87°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
River Rafting & Tubing

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