Located in southwest Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the world. There are a variety of Grand Teton National Park summer tours to fit your needs and budget!
Use this Grand Teton National Park guide to help you plan the tours and activities you want to do while visiting!
There are a variety of things to do at Grand Teton National Park in the summer. From thrilling hikes to peaceful boat ride, Grand Teton summer tours are an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories.
Check out the Yellowstone summer tours available if you plan to visit both parks!
Use our Grand Teton National Park packing list to make sure you have the right clothing and gear for visiting during the summer months! Grab your free printable packing checklist by clicking the image below!
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A Photo Tour of Grand Teton National Park
Take a visual tour through Grand Teton National Park to see the stunning landscape and wildlife you’ll find in the park!
Visiting Grand Teton National Park in the Summer
Grand Teton is open 24 hours, every day of the year. In the summer at Grand Teton you can enjoy hiking, fishing, kayaking, photography, and more!
The summer months are the most popular times to visit because the weather is so nice! But that means you’ll need to navigate the crowds.
Summer Weather at Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park in June: Grand Teton weather in June is just right for daytime activities with highs near 70. It will still be cold in the morning and evening with lows in the upper 30s. We recommend you pack winter gloves, insulating hat, winter coat and a fleece jacket and wear layers so you can enjoy the park from morning to night!
Grand Teton National Park in July: July weather at Grand Teton is just about perfect! Expect daytime highs near 77. It will still be cold in the morning and evening with lows in the upper 30s. July is also a rainy month with afternoon thunderstorms. We recommend you pack winter gloves, winter hat, fleece jacket, and rain jacket so you can enjoy the park from morning to night!
Grand Teton National Park in August: Grand Teton August weather is the best! Expect daytime highs around 80 and lows around 40. It will still be cold in the morning and evenings to pack a fleece jacket. August can also be a rainy month with afternoon thunderstorms. It’s always good to check the current weather conditions on the Grand Teton website.
Yellowstone & Grand Teton AUDIO TOUR
“Download the app to your phone – no cell or wifi service needed. Based on your GPS location, the app takes you on a guided tour of the park and points out all the interesting features and stops. It’s like having a park ranger in the car with you.”
Grand Teton National Park Summer Tours
There are quite a few fun Grand Teton National Park activities to enjoy in the summer: hiking trails, scenic drives, photography, and river rafting to name a few.
Booking a tour to explore Grand Teton is a great way to learn more about the area and its history.
Be sure to also visit Teton Village in the summer for even more fun things to do!
Download the GyPSy Guide app to hear fun behind-the scenes stories and local tips that play automatically as you drive, based on your GPS location.
The complete Grand Teton National Park scenic drive loop is 42 miles. We recommend you plan a full day for this drive so you have time to stop to enjoy the views and capture pictures! It can be done in half a day if you’ll do short stops and take quick photos.
Use this Grand Teton National Park scenic drive map showing the points of interest to help you navigate through the park.
This day tour starts in Jackson Hole and will take you to experience one of America’s stunning landscapes in a coach vehicle. A knowledgeable local guide will tell you about the geology and history of the Tetons as you view the jagged Teton Range and visit Jenny Lake. In addition, you will see Menor’s Ferry and Chapel of the Transfiguration, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This all-day private tour lets you explore the natural beauty of Grand Teton National Park. You will never have to worry about getting lost in this giant park with a private driver. You will see everything from Jackson Lake Lodge to Mormon Row to Signal Mountain with a private guide.
Grand Teton Wildlife Tours
Knowledgeable guides will lead you on an unforgettable journey through Grand Teton’s diverse habitats, providing you with insight into the lives of the wildlife that call this park home. Get up close and personal with some of nature’s most awe-inspiring animals and create memories that will last a lifetime!
You will travel by comfortable and climate-controlled vehicle to the wildlife-filled Moose Wilson Road, the historic Mormon Row Historic District, Jackson Lake, and the riverside Menor’s Ferry Historical Trail. The tour includes binoculars and a delicious picnic lunch.
This half-day tour is one of the most popular for nature and wildlife enthusiasts! Discover the highlights of Grand Teton National Park with a professional guide. Local wildlife can also be viewed through the eyes of a naturalist guide, who provides expert commentary on the wildlife. You will witness bears, deer, eagles, moose, and other animals.
On this season-dependent half-day safari tour, you will observe unique wildlife in Grand Teton National Park. With over 60 species of mammals and 300 species of birds, you will see a lot of wildlife in an open-air vehicle with free binoculars and a professional guide. You will also learn about the ecology and history of the alpine region from a professional guide.
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Grand Teton Photography Tours
Capture the perfect sunrise, sunset, or wildlife photos at Grand Teton National Park!
You CAN explore and photograph the area on your own with our 2-Day Grand Teton National Park Itinerary and Photography Guide! It includes 1 and 2-day itineraries that detail exactly when to visit the must-see attractions in the park to avoid the crowds! Plus a detailed list of the ideal photo locations and best times of day for each spot so you can capture images in the most ideal light!
On this half-day tour, you will experience the beauty of Grand Teton National Park at sunrise or sunset. Explore the park with a private guide and discover its local wildlife. You will see bald eagles, bears, bison, elk, moose, and more animals.
Experience Grand Teton with custom vehicles designed with comfort and quality in mind. The presence of roof hatches and custom windows gives everyone a window seat. On this tour, you will be provided with professional optics, binoculars, spotting scopes, and more!
White Water Rafting Tours Near Grand Teton
White water rafting tours offer a unique opportunity to explore the beauty of the area in and around Grand Teton National Park. With a variety of tour options, you can experience the thrill of whitewater rafting while taking in the breathtaking views.
This rafting tour is the only one with high-back seats so you can enjoy the Snake River comfortably. It offers phenomenal views of the Grand Tetons, a glimpse of the rich wildlife habitat on the Snake River, and much more.
This tour takes you on a scenic, effortless float down a serene part of the Snake River. This rafting trip differs from others because you don’t have to paddle. This way, you can take pictures of the scenery and wildlife or look through your binoculars up close.
On this 8-mile whitewater rafting tour, you will experience the thrill of paddling over class II and III rapids and beneath a waterfall. It’s perfect for large families because it’s stable. There are spectacular mountain peaks in Grey’s National Forest and limestone cliffs to see.
This tour takes you down the Snake River on a classic whitewater rafting adventure. It is a perfect option for big groups or families because a 5-meter self-bailing raft can handle river rapids with up to 14 passengers. The journey is from West Table to Sheep Gulch in Snake River Canyon. A professional guide will be there to give thorough instructions.
Where to Stay in Jackson Near Grand Teton
- Where to Stay Near Grand Teton National Park
- Grand Teton National Park Lodging
- Grand Teton National Park Camping
- RV Parks near Grand Teton National Park
- Glamping Near Grand Teton National Park
Here’s a list of our favorite places to stay:
- Elk Refuge Inn – this is right across from the refuge and the closes hotel to the park entrance – our favorite place to stay!
- Elk Country Inn – awesome property if you want to be in town.
- Vacation Rentals near Grand Teton – we LOVE having a kitchen to prepare our meals!
- Hotels in Jackson Hole