8 days in Yosemite National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

8 days in Yosemite National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights


Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

New York City to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Jackson Hole on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Grand Prismatic Spring, Old Faithful, &more) and Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton & 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Oxbow Bend and see what you can catch with Jackson National Fish Hatchery.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Jackson Hole in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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