15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Utah Itinerary

15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Montana, Wyoming & Utah Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + taxi:  14​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
2
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then trek along Swiftcurrent Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Glacier National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Teton Raptor Center and Oxbow Bend. Get in touch with nature at Rendezvous Mountain and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Take a break from Jackson Hole with a short trip to Chapel of the Transfiguration in Moose, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore and take pictures at Signal Mountain Summit Road, take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, and take in the views from Snake River Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole travel route builder site .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect Jackson Hole to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain

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.
Attractions like Gibbon Falls and Grand Loop Road make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Mystic Falls Trail and Artists’ Paintpots. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Jackson Hole - with highs of 26°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Plains Indian, and finally admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam.

To find reviews and tourist information, read Cody trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. In July, Cody is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Buffalo Bill Dam ©
Buffalo Bill Dam

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Park Avenue Trail and Double Arch. Discover out-of-the-way places like La Sal Mountain Loop and Wilson's Arch. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch, Island in the Sky, & more) and Sand Dune Arch (in Arches National Park). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Balanced Rock Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Moab trip simple and quick.

Fly from Cody to Moab in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cody in July, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get great views at Sunset Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Paria View.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park journey builder tool .

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 32°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Wall Street ©
Wall Street
Paria View ©
Paria View

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