15 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

15 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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West Glacier
— 2 nights
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Big Sky
— 2 nights
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Hidden Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Going-to-the-Sun Road & Iceberg Lake Trail). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Glacier National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read West Glacier online tour planner.

Boston to West Glacier is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in West Glacier when traveling from Boston in July, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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River Rafting & Tubing
Glacier National Park ©
Glacier National Park
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 20th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Ousel Falls Trail, trek along Beehive Basin Trail, and then hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sky tour itinerary app.

Drive from West Glacier to Big Sky in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and taxi. In July, Big Sky is slightly colder than West Glacier - with highs of 77°F and lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): let the river carry you with Montana Whitewater, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then explore the activities along Yellowstone River.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gardiner trip planner.

Getting from Big Sky to Gardiner by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. July in Gardiner sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

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Horseback Riding Tours
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

5
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Gardiner to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Yellowstone National Park can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Bring the kids along to Barker-Ewing Whitewater and National Museum of Wildlife Art. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Cathedral Group, &more). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Ana's Grand Excursions, take in the views from Snake River Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, and don't miss a visit to Town Square.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip planning website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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