11 days in Basalt & Wyoming Itinerary

11 days in Basalt & Wyoming Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Basalt
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Basalt

Basalt ©
The Town of Basalt is a Statutory Town in Eagle and Pitkin counties in the U.S. To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Basalt vacation site.

Philadelphia to Basalt is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in October: highs in Basalt hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Basalt

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Aspen Snowmass
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Woody Creek Distillery ©
Woody Creek Distillery
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls, and make a trip to Artist Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Basalt to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Basalt - with highs of 47°F and lows of 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

3
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Oxbow Bend, then explore the striking landscape of String Lake, and then admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole vacation planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
String Lake ©
String Lake
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

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