8 days in Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

8 days in Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Atlanta


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4
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Wilderness Connection in Gardiner--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Daisy Geyser, delve into the mystery of Palette Spring, and explore the striking landscape of Aurum Geyser.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Atlanta to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in April: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 42°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Wilderness Connection
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Two Top, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone online attractions planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in West Yellowstone, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, and then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole road trip planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April in Jackson Hole, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Cathedral Group ©
Cathedral Group

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