13 days in Montana, Idaho & Wyoming Itinerary

13 days in Montana, Idaho & Wyoming Itinerary

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West Glacier
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 1 night
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Cody
— 3 nights

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, and then trek along Trail of the Cedars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Hidden Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then trek along Highline Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read West Glacier trip planning website.

London, UK to West Glacier is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in West Glacier. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Freak Alley Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, then stop by Cravin's Candy Emporium, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Boise tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from West Glacier to Boise takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Boise is a bit warmer than West Glacier - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Freak Alley Gallery ©
Freak Alley Gallery

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Inspiration Point. Visiting Jackson Lake and String Lake will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, and stroll through Jenny Lake Trail.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Grand Teton National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boise in September: high temperatures in Grand Teton National Park hover around 23°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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String Lake ©
String Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Midway Geyser Basin and Gibbon Falls. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artists’ Paintpots. There's still lots to do: cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, and identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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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 26th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, then examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Plains Indian Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cody trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Cody hover around 24°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

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