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

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

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

Start: Denver
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Denver

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Teton Lodge Company Lake Cruise as well as Colter Bay Village. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then trek along Jenny Lake Trail. Keep things going the next day: choose your vessel at Colter Bay Village and then get interesting insight from Grand Teton Lodge Company Lake Cruise.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park attractions app .

Denver to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in September, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Colter Bay Village ©
Colter Bay Village

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, Hayden Valley, Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, trek along Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour planning site .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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