14 days in Colorado, Montana & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

14 days in Colorado, Montana & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
2
Estes Park
— 2 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
4
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Canon City (River Rafting & Tubing & Skyline Drive) and Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, gain insight at United States Air Force Academy, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs holiday tool.

Austin to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in June, with highs in Colorado Springs at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Canon City, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
On the 9th (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours, thenget great views at Milner Pass, thentake a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and finally appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park itinerary app.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Estes Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, stroll through Goat Lick Overlook, and contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Estes Park to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Estes Park in June, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
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 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, thenget in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

Before you visit West Yellowstone, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in June, with highs in West Yellowstone at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Purple Mountain Trail, hike along Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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