15 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

15 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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15 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + taxi:  12​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Great Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Buffalo


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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, then explore the activities along St. Mary Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Highline Trail, and then hike along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary app .

Buffalo to Glacier National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 26th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park, catch a live performance at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Great Falls holiday planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Great Falls are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Great Falls

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum
Ursuline Centre ©
Ursuline Centre

1
night
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 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, then steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, then get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cody road trip planner.

Getting from Great Falls to Cody by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Cody are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lone Star Geyser and Roosevelt Arch. Get in touch with nature at Gibbon Falls and Castle Geyser. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, trek along Artists’ Paintpots, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Gardiner Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder website .

Getting from Cody to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Roosevelt Arch ©
Roosevelt Arch
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teton Raptor Center and Jackson Hole Rodeo. Step out of the city life by going to Antelope Flats and Oxbow Bend. Step out of Jackson Hole with an excursion to Yellowstone Bear World in Rexburg--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the activities along Jenny Lake, and get a taste of the local shopping with Thal Glass Studio.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole day trip site .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Jackson Hole are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Yellowstone Bear World
Highlights from your plan
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

3
nights
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 String Lake and Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. Get in touch with nature at Inspiration Point and Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake, steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
String Lake ©
String Lake
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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