9 days in Thermopolis & Cody Itinerary

9 days in Thermopolis & Cody Itinerary

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Thermopolis
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Cody
— 3 nights
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Thermopolis

Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Legend Rock Petroglyph Site and Storyteller. Family-friendly places like Wind River Canyon and Hot Springs County Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Thermopolis: Wind River Heritage Center (in Riverton), Lander (Popo Agie Falls Trail & Museum of the American West) and Dubois (National Bighorn Sheep Center, Dubois Museum: Wind River Historical Center, &more). There's more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at TePee Pools and Spa and don't miss a visit to Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thermopolis trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Thermopolis. August in Thermopolis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Cody

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 12th (Mon), cruise along Chief Joseph Hwy, get great views at Dead Indian Summit Overlook, then explore the world behind art at Whitney Western Art Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Thermopolis to Cody takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Thermopolis in August: highs in Cody hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cody

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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