12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  6​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Lava Hot Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Boston

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City road trip planning website .

Boston to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Salt Lake City. When traveling from Boston in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 92°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lava Hot Springs trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Lava Hot Springs in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lava Hot Springs, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Nature Parks
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Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs

4
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
You've added Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Hayden Valley, Boiling River, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, & more).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lava Hot Springs to West Yellowstone in 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lava Hot Springs in August: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 75°F and lows are around 37°F. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Boiling River ©
Boiling River
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Hidden Falls, String Lake, Inspiration Point, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson to see Jackson Hole Rodeo about 38 minutes away.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Grand Teton National Park when traveling from West Yellowstone in August, with lows around 43°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Jackson Hole Rodeo
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Jenny Lake Overlook ©
Jenny Lake Overlook

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