United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Yellowstone & GTNP itinerary help needed

Jump to last reply

We're planning a trip Aug. 31-Sept 9 to GTNP & Yellowstone -- or vice versa... We fly into SLC at 7:30PM on the 31st and plan to drive for a couple hours, spend the night on the road somewher cheap (advice?), and then make the rest of the trip in the morning. I'm debating whether to begin in the Tetons or in Yellowstone. Current thought is:
Sept 1 - arrive in GTNP. Spend time in Jackson? Stay at Signal Mtn Lodge? Coulter Bay? 3 nights. Leave for Yellowstone Sept 4
Sept 4 - 5 stay at Canyon Lodge cabins in Yellowstone
Sept 6 - 7 stay at Old Faithful Lodge cabins
Sept 8 overnight at SLC airport and leave early Sept 9

Budget cabins with no private bath are just fine with us. I'm traveling with my adult daughter, and we both enjoy hiking and lots of gorgeous nature.A friend who loves the outdoors says to spend more time in GTNP... We've never seen either park. I've read all the forum posts, and have used them to plan the above itinerary, but I'd really appreciate your thoughts.

19 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 10 day trip to California
  2. 2 Best Glacier viewing (by boat) from Seward or Whittier
  3. 3 Which NYC subway should I take?
  4. 4 Alaska- cruise or land? and most scenic areas?
  5. 5 Hotel recommendation for San Francisco
  6. 6 Rafting near Denali
  7. 7 New York City Restaurants
  8. 8 Where to stay with kids in Nashville
  9. 9 Glacier, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton itinerary - advice requested please!
  10. 10 Oregon to SF - avoid Coastal Route
  11. 11 East Coast road trip from Boston to Washington DC
  12. 12 Kennedy Space Center
  13. 13 Week in October in Maine
  14. 14 Places to eat like a local in Los Angeles
  15. 15 2 Days in Portland - Best of?
  16. 16 Downtown Denver restaurant recommendation, please~
  17. 17 Santa Fe advice needed (40th anniversary)
  18. 18 B-Day Mini adventure
  19. 19 Trip Report Trip Report: An Intoxicating Birthday Day-Trip in Napa
  20. 20 Cocoa Beach Restaurant Recommendations near Courtyard Cocoa Beach
  21. 21 Timeshare Nightmares
  22. 22 Rafting in Wisconsin
  23. 23 Fun restaurant for kids before Broadway play
  24. 24 Seattle to Los Angeles and back . . . ideas for family stopping places?
  25. 25 Commuting from Long Beach NY to Tarrytown NY for work, need advice HELP!
View next 25 » Back to the top