29 days in Idaho, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

29 days in Idaho, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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29 days in Idaho, Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Stanley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
5
Devils Tower
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Barbarian Brewing.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boise trip planner.

Los Angeles to Boise is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Boise due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Boise, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Garden City
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Kathryn Albertson Park ©
Kathryn Albertson Park

1
night
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Redfish Lake, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley online trip maker.

You can drive from Boise to Stanley in 3 hours. Traveling from Boise in June, you will find days in Stanley are little chillier (72°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Stanley Museum ©
Stanley Museum

3
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coeur d'Alene: Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol) and Wallace (Oasis Bordello Museum, Northern Pacific Depot, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, get a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, look for gifts at KnitKnit, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coeur d'Alene trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene. Traveling from Stanley to Coeur d'Alene, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stanley in June, Coeur d'Alene is a bit warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wallace, Silverwood Theme Park
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Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Silverwood Theme Park ©
Silverwood Theme Park

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiftcurrent Falls, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in June, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

1
day
Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): go for a walk through Tower Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Devils Tower travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Devils Tower takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, Devils Tower is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

3
nights
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.
Cody is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, look for gifts at Cowtown Candy Company, and take some stellar pictures from Dead Indian Summit Overlook.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cody tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Cody in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Cody, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Beartooth Hwy, Chief Joseph Hwy, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Get out of town with these interesting West Yellowstone side-trips: Mesa Falls (in Ashton), Big Sky (Big Sky Resort, Ousel Falls Trail, &more) and St Anthony Sand Dunes (in Saint Anthony). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Send it Home, and immerse yourself in nature at Henry's Lake State Park.

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Drive from Cody to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cody in July: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 77°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Sky, Mesa Falls, Henry's Lake State Park, St Anthony Sand Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls

6
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Take a break from Grand Teton National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton Distillery in Driggs, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Taggart Lake.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Teton Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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