8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
Bring the kids along to Old Faithful and Lamar Valley. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Trail, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yellowstone National Park. In August in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. Family-friendly places like 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Cathedral Group will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Victor (Headwaters Golf Club & Grand Teton Brewing Company). There's much more to do: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Victor
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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