13 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

13 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 day
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Cody
— 2 nights

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, then hike along Granite Park Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park road trip planning tool.

Cincinnati to Glacier National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Glacier National Park, with lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
St.Mary Falls ©
St.Mary Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

1
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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter, then see the interesting displays at American Computer & Robotics Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and finally stop by Montana Gift Corral.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bozeman vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Bozeman takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
Montana Grizzly Encounter ©
Montana Grizzly Encounter

1
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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.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the activities along Earthquake Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Yellowstone, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in August, expect West Yellowstone to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Museum of the Yellowstone ©
Museum of the Yellowstone

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Biscuit Basin. Do some cultural sightseeing at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. There's more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser and admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from West Yellowstone in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Visiting Grand Teton and Signal Mountain Summit Road will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Inspiration Point. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

Plan a Grand Teton National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 16th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, then examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Plains Indian Museum, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum and then get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cody route planning app.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Cody in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cody when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

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