14 days in Montana, Idaho & Oregon Itinerary

14 days in Montana, Idaho & Oregon Itinerary

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14 days in Montana, Idaho & Oregon Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  12​h 15​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Stanley
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: Jacksonville

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, then admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone driving holiday planner .

Jacksonville to West Yellowstone is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jacksonville to West Yellowstone, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jacksonville in May, with highs in West Yellowstone at 57°F and lows at 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Redfish Lake, take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth Wilderness Area, and then stroll through Galena Summit. On the next day, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the activities along Stanley Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Stanley takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June in Stanley, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sawtooth Wilderness Area, Galena Summit
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River Rafting & Tubing
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and finally stop by Cloud and Leaf Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Young River Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Stevens State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Stanley to Cannon Beach with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stanley to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stanley in June, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be somewhat warmer, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Cloud and Leaf Bookstore
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Portland day trip app .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (77°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
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Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Jackson Glacier Overlook, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the West Glacier tour planning site .

Traveling by flight from Portland to West Glacier takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in West Glacier, with lows around 45°F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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