24 Mar 2021
If you only have a few hours to spend in Grand Teton National Park, it’s best to choose a route that will lead you to the best landmarks with the least amount of traffic. Here’s an itinerary for those looking to see as much of the Grand Tetons as they can in just one day!
To make the most of your one-day trip through the Tetons, start with:
Hike at Jenny Lake
Enjoy a morning along the water at this iconic lake. Be sure to bring your hiking boots, sunscreen, extra water and provisions. Take the southern trail around the water, or hike to the other side of the lake and explore up to….
Climb to Hidden Falls
Just a short two mile hike through the woods near Jenny Lake will lead you to one of the best hidden features the Tetons has to offer! Tucked into a serene landscape, this beautiful waterfall is one of the best places to catch a glimpse of wildlife in the area. After taking in the views, hop back in your car for a short drive to…
View Schwabacher Landing
Grab your camera and head out to Schwabacher's Landing. This elegant scenic overlook of the Snake River is a perfect opportunity to break out the camera and document your trip through this wild landscape. It’s also a perfect spot for lunch! Next, take the Teton Park Road and enjoy the view of the Tetons themselves as you head on to….
Photograph Mormon Row
Another fantastic photo opportunity, Mormon Row is a collection of historical homes, brands and landmarks built in the 1920s. Take some time to learn about the lives of historical homesteaders at this beautiful site, then head on to your final destination…
Relax & Unwind
Time to relax and refresh after your day in the Tetons! Take in the beautiful views of where you just spent you day while enjoying a drink & a bite at Dornan's, an iconic. family-owned ranch near Moose, WY. If you're heading downtown, have a drink at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, enjoy people-watching under the antler arches in the Square, or choose from the many restaurants, bars, or shops for a night of fun.
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