United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

14 days-Bryce, yellow stone Tetons or crater moon yellowstone tetons

Jump to last reply

Can anyone give me an opinion? We are flying into Salt Lake City July 22 and leaving on August 6th. We have 2 kids 12 and 14. We generally stay in nice but not overly expensive hotel accommodations. we do like to take small hikes, light whitewater rafting, animal watching and love beautiful scenery, Son likes this but needs his souvenir shops also, and husband needs restaurants. We have done road trips in alaska, pacific northwest, glacier/waterton/canmore/banff so they can handle long trips but not too many days in a row.
I am thinking of two itineraries:

Day 1 fly into salt lake
2- SLC
3 Drive to Bryce
4 Bryce
5Bryce /area
6. SLC
7. Craters of the moon, Idaho. stay idaho falls
8. West YEllowstone
9. yellowstone
10 yellowstone
11 Tetons(stay Teton Village or Jackson Hole)
12 Tetons
13. Tetons
14 Drive Back to SLC
15 Fly home

The other one was
1-Fly into SAlt lake
3. Craters of the moon stay Idaho falls
4 West Yellowstone
5. Yellowstone
6. yellowstone
7. Yellowstonre
8. Yellowstone
13.SLC or could spend extra day in tetons/ yellowstone
15 home.

Obviously one entails more driving than the other and shorter stays which means more packing and unpacking,but keeps interest level high.

The other would be more relaxing and give us more time to really explore. Do you think 4 days at yellowstone is enough? which two areas would you recommend staying at in yellowstone. I am really anxious to book acommodations as I feel itis beginning to get late.

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Travel West Coast
  2. 2 Trip Report My Boston weekend...killing time near MGH
  3. 3 Alaska- cruise or land? and most scenic areas?
  4. 4 Cute towns in VIrginia for boutique shopping and restaurants
  5. 5 recommended cheaper hotels around thanksgiving
  6. 6 New York City Restaurants
  7. 7 NYC apartments through CitySonnet.com
  8. 8 Trip Report Sampling Ethnic Las Vegas trip report
  9. 9 Hotels in LA ... I know...how long is a piece of string type question...
  10. 10 traveling Amtrak cross country
  11. 11 Favorite Washington, DC restaurants
  12. 12 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  13. 13 Napa Girls Getaway - Need hotel advice
  14. 14 Seeking advice from year round Tucson residents
  15. 15 Place for a drink where kids are allowed? An NYC question.
  16. 16 Grand Staircase Esclante National Monument
  17. 17 Grand Circle Itinerary Utah
  18. 18 Dining in D.C.
  19. 19 Lunch with little girls UWS?
  20. 20 Charleston, SC Beaches
  21. 21 9 Day Trip to Yosemite, Oregon and Washington State
  22. 22 Jersey City Parking
  23. 23 let's do a new Hawaii countdown
  24. 24 Washington DC Metro
  25. 25 AirBnB is illegal in San Francisco,
View next 25 » Back to the top