Regional Guide

Driving - Yellowstone-Teton Reginal Guide
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Perhaps the area's most scenic drive, the Grand Teton Tour boasts four main routes. The 44-mile tour begins in Jackson, Wyoming and ends at Moran Junctioon. Unforgettable views are abundant as you travel along Jenny and String Lakes, Snake River, and Signal Mountain.

Motor through a patch of Yellowstone on the Grand Loop Road. The 140-mile route takes in Mammouth Hot Springs, Old Faithful, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Yellowstone Lake, and the Norris Geyser Basin, as well as tons of wildlife.

The Beartooth Highway, whose 60 miles traverse through Southwest Montana and Northeast Wyoming offers views of Alpine lakes and plateaus, as well as snow-capped peaks and glaciers.

The Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway was one of Teddy Roosevelt's favorite roads, and it's easy to see why: The road, U.S. 14/16/20 west from Cody to Yellowstone, follows the North Fork of the Shoshone River through the gorgeous Absaroka Mountains to the East Entrance.

Hop in and get ready for amazing views: WY 296, north from Cody, follows a portion of the historic Nez Perce Trail and connects Cody with US 212. You'll cross the spectacular Dead Indian Pass and get the only view into the canyon of the Clarks Fork Wild River, Wyoming's one Wild and Scenic River.




Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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