8 days in Jackson & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Jackson & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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1
Jackson
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
The town of Jackson serves as a base for trips to the nearby Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, National Elk Refuge, and several ski resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon and then hike along Taggart Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Wildland Llamas and then get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jackson tour planner.

Yellowstone National Park to Jackson is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Jackson hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mud Volcano and Fairy Falls. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Jackson to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jackson in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

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