17 days in Utah, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

17 days in Utah, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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17 days in Utah, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Lexington

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Island in the Sky, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch. Keep things going the next day: hike along Double Arch and then explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab itinerary builder.

Lexington to Moab is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lexington to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You will leave for Glacier National Park on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Island in the Sky
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Corona Arch ©
Corona Arch

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Shop till you drop at The Polebridge Mercantile and Home Ranch Bottoms. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along McDonald Creek, trek along Avalanche Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

For ratings and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Moab to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in September, with highs in Glacier National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Polebridge, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in September; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 80°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

7
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.
Visiting Spas & Wellness and Mammoth Hot Springs will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. On the 19th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and take in panoramic vistas at Observation Point Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park custom trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Salt Lake City in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip generator.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jackson Hole, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Town Square ©
Town Square

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