10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glacier National Park
taxi + Fly:  6​h
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Big Sky
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
End: Glacier National Park

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 7th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, make a trip to Jackson Hole Shootout, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, then take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, then don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend, and finally snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole travel planner .

Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 78°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Snake River Bridge
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Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, and then explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip planner .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in West Yellowstone when traveling from Jackson Hole in August, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Horseback Riding Tours
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): head outdoors with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and then hike along Beehive Basin Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then don't miss a visit to Big Sky Chapel, and then hike along Ousel Falls Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sky trip builder website .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Big Sky takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August in Big Sky, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Big Sky Chapel ©
Big Sky Chapel

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Fishercap Lake. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Big Sky in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 48°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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