Jackson Hole Road Trip

The Perfect Road Trip

How to combine Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park and
Yellowstone into one amazing adventure

Cross two life-changing experiences off your bucket list during the same vacation when you travel to Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone – two of the most beautiful destinations in the world – are within an easy hour’s drive of one another.

Combine these two treasures into one vacation of a lifetime by completing one of these easy road trips. Whether you drive to the starting point or fly into Jackson Hole and rent a car, you’ll find plenty of local resources to help you along the way.


Drive #1: Best of Grand Teton and Yellowstone

Start: Jackson, WY (often called Jackson Hole)

The route: Take US-89 N to Moran, then northwest to Jackson Lake, continuing north to the south entrance of Yellowstone.  You’ll soon pass Lewis Lake and several waterfalls.  As time allows, continue on the park road to West Thumb and Upper geyser basin (where Old Faithful lies).

Highlights: This trip allows you to explore the Grand Teton range and Jackson Hole along with Yellowstone, our nation’s first national park. You’ll discover geysers, historic lodges, wildlife, alpine lakes, and more.

The first things you’ll notice, rising 13,000 feet into the sky, are the Tetons.  The drama of these peaks are in the contrast – they rise sharply from a horizon of shimmering lakes, braided river flows, thick forests, and alpine meadows.


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