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Winter Alternative Wyoming Mt Rushmore Yellowstone Tetons 14 day trip

Winter Alternative - Red Lodge, Montana to Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (late fall to early spring)

Drive Time: 6 ½ Hours

Hotel in Jackson Wyoming: We are sorry to not have a member in Jackson

Sightseeing:

Wyoming Dinosaur Center

Hot Springs State Park

Wind River Canyon

While this is a long day the drive is varied and scenic. You can break up the drive with some sightseeing stops and food breaks. There is a great Ice Cream Fountain is Shoshone WY. Then the drive along the big Horn River is scenic.

Directions: Take Mt State Hwy 308 to 72 turn south to Cody WY on 72 / 120 and on to Thermopolis WY. Turn Right south on US 20 to Shoshoni and right on US 26 to Moran WY. Turn left on John D Rockefeller Parkway to Jackson. 361 Miles 9 hours

The Wyoming Dinosaur Center has fossils and life forms from the earliest geologic time periods that are displayed in a chronological perspective. There are over 200 displays throughout the museum. The central hall houses dozens of full-size mounted skeletons, including over 20 dinosaurs.

Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis, Wyoming. The park was built around the world’s largest single mineral hot spring. Big Spring pours forth millions of gallons of mineral water every day at a constant temperature of 135 degrees Fahrenheit. The perpetual fountain forms a seething caldron from which some of the water is channeled into pools to be cooled and then piped into bathhouses for public use.

Wind River Canyon is Wyoming’s newest Scenic Byway, and offers tourists 34 miles of unspoiled scenic views, geologic field exploration opportunities, abundant wild life, float trips, canyon fishing, boat launching facilities and state park public camping. For hundreds of years, Native Americans, explorers, and pioneers used this scenic canyon as a corridor to travel between central and northwest Wyoming.

Hotel in Jackson Wyoming: We are sorry to not have a member in Jackson WY

Major Activities:

Alpine & Cross Country Skiing

Snowmobiling

Wildlife viewing At National Elk Refuge & Grand Teton National Park

End of winter alternative drive please join the summer tour in Jackson Hole.

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