15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Idaho Itinerary

15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Idaho Itinerary

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15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Idaho Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + taxi:  11​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Rexburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then explore the activities along St. Mary Lake, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Fort Lauderdale to Glacier National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Helena, grab your bike and head to Mount Helena, and then explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helena road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Montana Grizzly Encounter, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and then admire the sheer force of Palisade Falls.

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You can drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bozeman, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
Montana Grizzly Encounter ©
Montana Grizzly Encounter

2
nights
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 10th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Earthquake Lake, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then explore the galleries of Yellowstone Historic Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in June, expect West Yellowstone to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Get outdoors at Beehive Geyser and S Rim Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gibbon Falls and Artists’ Paintpots. There's much more to do: trek along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip maker .

Drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rexburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser

1
night
Rexburg

Rexburg ©
Rexburg is a city in Madison County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Yellowstone Bear World, explore the striking landscape at Menan Butte, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rexburg Nature Park.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Rexburg. In June, Rexburg is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rexburg

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Menan Butte
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Menan Butte ©
Menan Butte
Rexburg Nature Park ©
Rexburg Nature Park

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cascade Canyon Trail and Oxbow Bend. Take a break from the city and head to Inspiration Point and Grand Targhee Ski Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jackson Hole: Teton Point Turnout (in Grand Teton National Park) and Chapel of the Transfiguration (in Moose). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Antelope Flats, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, go for a walk through Cunningham Cabin, and admire the natural beauty at Vertical Harvest.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Rexburg to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rexburg in June: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 72°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake

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