19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boise
— 2 nights
2
Twin Falls
— 1 night
3
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
4
Bozeman
— 1 night
5
Gardiner
— 3 nights
6
Cooke City
— 3 nights
7
Billings
— 1 night
8
Medora
— 2 nights
9
Williston
— 1 night
10
Glacier National Park
— 1 night

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum and Hulls Gulch Nature Trail. Visit First United Methodist Church and Boise Idaho Temple for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Williamson Orchard & Vineyard (in Caldwell) and Jump Creek (in Marsing). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Idaho Military History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boise travel planning tool.

San Francisco to Boise is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Boise: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Williamson Orchard & Vineyard, Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum, Jump Creek
Highlights from your plan
Jump Creek ©
Jump Creek
Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum ©
Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum
Idaho Military History Museum ©
Idaho Military History Museum

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Herrett Center for Arts and Science, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Auger Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pillar Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Twin Falls online route planner.

Drive from Boise to Twin Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Twin Falls are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Auger Falls ©
Auger Falls
Pillar Falls ©
Pillar Falls
Herrett Center for Arts and Science ©
Herrett Center for Arts and Science

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of the Yellowstone and Lone Star Geyser. Visiting Artists’ Paintpots and Mystic Falls Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, Yellowstone Institute, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Two Top, look for gifts at Eagle's Store, and head outdoors with Madison River Outfitters.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your West Yellowstone trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to West Yellowstone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. Traveling from Twin Falls in July, expect nights in West Yellowstone to be much colder, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Geyser ©
Steamboat Geyser
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trek along Grotto Falls Trail, stop by Montana Gift Corral, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, and finally get curious at Montana Science Center.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Bozeman online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in July; daily highs in Bozeman reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grotto Falls Trail ©
Grotto Falls Trail
Montana Science Center ©
Montana Science Center
Montana Gift Corral ©
Montana Gift Corral

3
nights
Gardiner

Gardiner ©
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River and Firehole Lake Drive. Change things up with these side-trips from Gardiner: Yellowstone National Park (Castle Geyser, North Rim Trail, &more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, take in the dramatic scenery at Wraith Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gardiner vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bozeman to Gardiner by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bozeman in July, with highs in Gardiner at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cooke City.

Things to do in Gardiner

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©
Fort Yellowstone Historic District

3
nights
Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Fishtail General Store and Cooke City Montana Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chief Joseph Hwy and Slough Creek. Explore Cooke City's surroundings by going to Natural Bridge State Park (in Big Timber) and Yellowstone National Park (Lake Butte Overlook & Trout Lake Trail). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Bear Tooth Pass Hwy and stop by Cooke City General Store.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cooke City road trip tool.

You can drive from Gardiner to Cooke City in 2 hours. In July in Cooke City, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Cooke City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Fishtail General Store, Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Trout Lake Trail ©
Trout Lake Trail
Lake Butte Overlook ©
Lake Butte Overlook
Slough Creek ©
Slough Creek

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Toucan Gallery, explore the engaging exhibits at Wise Wonders Children's Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Billings trip builder website.

Drive from Cooke City to Billings in 3 hours. When traveling from Cooke City in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Billings, with highs around °F, while nights are much warmer with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Billings

Museums Childrens Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wise Wonders Children's Museum ©
Wise Wonders Children's Museum
Toucan Gallery ©
Toucan Gallery
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

2
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, thentake an in-depth tour of Harold Schafer Heritage Center, thenhike along Caprock-Coulee Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Badlands Overlook. On your second day here, explore by horseback at Maah Daah Hey Trail, thenexamine the collection at Billings County Court House Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Von Hoffman House, and finally take a memorable drive along Little Missouri National Grassland.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Medora trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Billings to Medora in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Billings in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Medora, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Williston.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Caprock-Coulee Trail
Highlights from your plan
North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame ©
North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
Maah Daah Hey Trail ©
Maah Daah Hey Trail
Little Missouri National Grassland ©
Little Missouri National Grassland

1
night
Williston

Williston ©
Williston is a city in and the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota, United States. On the 30th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fort Union Trading Post, steep yourself in history at Fort Buford State Historic Site, and then pause for some photo ops at Sitting Bull.

To plan Williston vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Medora to Williston takes 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Medora to Williston is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Williston

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Union Trading Post ©
Fort Union Trading Post
Fort Buford State Historic Site ©
Fort Buford State Historic Site
Sitting Bull ©
Sitting Bull

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 31st (Wed): trek along Cracker Lake Hike, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and finally explore the activities along McDonald Creek.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Williston to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Williston to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Williston in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek
Cracker Lake Hike ©
Cracker Lake Hike
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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