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Yellowstone Grand Teton Loop Itinerary



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Start – Idaho Falls, ID

End – Idaho Falls, ID

Total Tour Mileage – 652

Days – 7

Day 1 – Rexburg

From Idaho Falls, head north on I-15 for 2 miles and exit onto US 20 North.   Stop in Rigby (12 miles) at the Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum (208)-745-8423.  Continue on US 20 North to Yellowstone Bear World (8 miles) (208)-359-9688 for a wildlife driving tour.  Continue north on US 20 to Rexburg (6 miles) to visit the Legacy Flight Museum (208)-359-5905 and the Idaho Centennial Carousel (208)-359-3020

Lodging – AmericInn, Rexburg, ID  (208)-652-3355

                 Spring Hill Suites by Marriott, Rexburg, ID  (208)-356-3003

                 Super 8, Rexburg  (208)-356-8888

Meal Options – Contact Trish Siepert at the AmericInn or Heidi Bracamonte at Spring Hill Suites

Contact – Trish Siepert  [email protected]

                  Heidi Bracamonte  [email protected]

                  Jay Peterson  [email protected]

Yellowstone Bear World – Courtney Ferguson (208)-359-9688 [email protected]

Day 2 – Yellowstone National Park – (307)-344-7381

From Rexburg, continue north on US 20 to Ashton and stop for an old-fashioned root beer float or a great American cheeseburger at the Frost Top Drive Inn.  Next door is Dave’s Jubilee Market where you can buy a couple of loaves of bread to feed the giant fish 7 miles up the road at Warm River.  Mesa Falls Scenic Byway is just six more miles up the road on Hwy 47 and loops around to the north and rejoins US 20 so you can continue on to Yellowstone.  Lower and Upper Mesa Falls both offer spectacular photo ops and a museum and information center free to the public.

Lodging – Sawtelle Mountain Resort (208)-558-9366, Buffalo Run RV (208)-558-7112

Meal Options – Contact Kathy Oakey [email protected] or or Lynette Coonce [email protected]

Contact – Collette Rinehart  [email protected]  (208)-558-7755

Day 3 – Grand Teton National Park  - (307)-739-3300

Travel on US 287 South into Grand Teton National Park.  The John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway takes you past the Grand Tetons and Jenny Lake.  There are excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, taking a hike and enjoying refreshments at the Jackson Lake Lodge or Signal Mountain Lodge.

Day 4 – Jackson

Spend your first day exploring Jackson, where shopping and outdoor activities abound. 

Book a whitewater float with Mad River Boat Trips or Lewis & Clark Expeditions; ride the tram up Rendezvous Mountain or enjoy a nearby hike in Grand Teton National Park.  After a day of activities and shopping, take WY Hwy 22 west across the state line into Idaho to ID Hwy 33 west to Victor and Driggs for your accommodations.

Lodging Options – Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce  [email protected]

Activities & Meal Options in Jackson –

Contact – Kristi Baughman (208)-354-2500  [email protected]

Day 5 – Victor, Driggs and Grand Targhee

After a hearty breakfast, head east on Ski Hill Road in Driggs to the Grand Targhee Resort.  Tram rides, mountain biking and hiking opportunities are options.  Visit the Teton Valley Museum (208)-354-6000.  Get a fabulous huckleberry & fudge milkshake at the Victor Emporium.

Lodging Options – Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce  [email protected]

Activities, Attractions & Meal Options – Contact – Kristi Baughman  (208)-354-2500  [email protected]

Day 6 & 7 - Idaho Falls/Craters of the Moon

Take ID Hwy 33 east back to Victor (7 miles) and take ID Hwy 31 west to Swan Valley (22 miles).  Stop in Swan Valley at the Rainey Creek Square Ice Cream Store at the corner of ID Hwy 31 and ID Hwy 26 for a square ice cream cone and drinks.  Head west on ID Hwy 26 and pass through the Caribou National Forest and Antelope Flats toward Idaho Falls (42 miles).

Attractions and viewing and walking opportunities include The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho (208)-524-7777; The Museum of Idaho (208)-522-1400; the Idaho Falls Cultural District (208)-522-0471; Tautphaus Park Zoo (208)-612-8552; the Greenbelt along the Falls; the Craters of the Moon National Monument (208)-527-1300

Lodging – Candlewood Suites, Idaho Falls, ID  (208)-525-9800

Meal Options – Contact Laura Ballard

Contact – Laura Ballard  [email protected]

Ground Transportation  for your tour –

Contact – Kathy Pope  (800)-356-9796 ext. 6120;  (208)-356-9796 ext. 6120[email protected]