9 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

9 days in Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Newark

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night
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 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Artist Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Newark to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 38°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Snake River Bridge (in Moose), Grand Teton National Park (Cascade Canyon Trail, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, &more) and Headwaters Golf Club (in Victor). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Antelope Flats, take in the exciting artwork at Rare Jackson Hole Gallery, look for gifts at Yippy I-O Candy Co, and make a trip to Oxbow Bend.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Headwaters Golf Club
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

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