Visit the main attractions of Salt Lake City
. Walk around the Utah State Capitol
. Admire springs of the most famous Yellowstone National Park
. Explore unique wildlife.
If you have long dreamed of visiting Yellowstone, this scenario is just for you!
Your trip begins with Salt Lake City, visit the National Museum of Utah, explore the sights of the city and discover the local cuisine.
The scenic route runs through a worth visiting nature reserve, which offers the great opportunity to see the largest herd of elks.
Visit one of the most beautiful natural parks, Grand Teton. Enjoy walks in virgin nature and the tranquility of untouched lands here.
One of the main points of the route is the legendary Yellowstone Park! This is a huge caldera, hidden under the ground. Geysers and hot springs bursting out of the ground, and you have a great opportunity to see this natural wonder for yourself!
Exploring Nature: Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
7 days itinerary by Alexander Popov - Nature and Hiking - Car, 5 Hotels
Road Trip Categories: Nature and Hiking
Day 1: Arrival in the city
Today you stay at one of the Salt Lake City's hotels. You have several hours to start exploring the capital of Utah before getting your room. A detailed acquaintance with the city will begin tomorrow, and today you can walk along its center and explore important architectural structures.
Visiting: Salt Lake City
Day 2: Discover Salt Lake City
Tomorrow you are going to have a long journey to Yellowstone. Spend the first day in the city: visit the State Museum, the Capitol and the square. The city cannot be explored in a day, but you will see its most important sights.
Visiting: Salt Lake City
Day 3: Let's hit the road!
Now, the moment you've been waiting for. It's time to hit the road! Check you've got everything. Before the departure, go to the store and buy some food for the day, because there could be no cafes on your way. Get to Jackson by nightfall. This is an intermediate stop on the way to the park. A small city, but an important part of the history of Wyoming.
Visiting: Salt Lake City, Garden, Afton, Jackson
Day 4: Grand Teton National Park
Visit the Grand Teton National Park before getting to the main point of our route. This place is also a nature reserve, same as Yellowstone. There are no geysers here, but there are beautiful mountain landscapes and wildlife. Spend a day at this place to fully enjoy the beauties of the Teton Mountain Range and the Jackson Hole valley.
Visiting: Jackson, Kelly, Moran
Day 5: Natural Wonder
Today you are going to visit Yellowstone, the legendary nature reserve, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the morning, go to the store and spend some time on the shore of Jackson Lake. Have breakfast here and continue your journey.
Visiting: Moran, Canyon Village, Kelly, West Thumb, Gardiner
Day 6: On the Land of Fire
Figure 8 route through the park passes through the most interesting places to visit. Today, you continue to explore Yellowstone, and if you're lucky, you can see bison or moose grazing in the valley. Also, in the reserve are several souvenir shops, where you can buy gifts to friends.
Visiting: Gardiner, Canyon Village, Rexburg, Ashton
Day 7: Way home
If you have some time left before your flight, visit another place on the way to the airport, the reserve, where the grizzlies and black bears live. Meet the inhabitants of the park and have a meal in a cafe on site. The road to the airport is quite long, so be sure to take plenty of water and food.
Visiting: Rexburg, Idaho Falls