30 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

30 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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30 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
East Glacier Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Cody
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Alta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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3
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bozeman: Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner), Gem Valley Montana (in Livingston) and Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery, and examine the collection at American Computer & Robotics Museum.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Bozeman holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Bozeman is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Melbourne to Bozeman due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Bozeman reach 0°C and lows reach -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Big Sky Resort, Horseback Riding Tours, Gem Valley Montana
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Glacier National Park (Logan Pass, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a East Glacier Park trip simple and quick.

Drive from Bozeman to East Glacier Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cody side-trips: Red Lodge Mountain (in Red Lodge) and Kirwin Ghost Town (in Meeteetse). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, stroll through Dead Indian Summit Overlook, fly down the slopes at Beartooth Basin, and take a memorable drive along Chief Joseph Hwy.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cody day trip planning tool .

You can drive from East Glacier Park to Cody in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Cody can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Wyoming, Kirwin Ghost Town, Beartooth Hwy, Red Lodge Mountain, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Red Lodge Mountain ©
Red Lodge Mountain

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, Lone Peak, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Cody to West Yellowstone takes 3.5 hours. In January, West Yellowstone is little chillier than Cody - with highs of -7°C and lows of -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alta.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Sky
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is a census-designated place (CDP) in Teton County, Wyoming, United States. On the 30th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Targhee Ski Resort.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alta road trip website .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Alta in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in January, with highs in Alta at -1°C and lows at -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Alta

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort

5
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton, take in breathtaking views at Death Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teton Point Turnout.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Alta to Grand Teton National Park in 2 hours. When traveling from Alta in January, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around -5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cathedral Group ©
Cathedral Group
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

8
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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, gain insight at Yellowstone Institute, and make a trip to Palette Spring.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around -18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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
Palette Spring ©
Palette Spring

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