30 days in Utah, Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

30 days in Utah, Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

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Start: Knoxville
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
9
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Knoxville

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Moab attractions planner.

Knoxville to Moab is an approximately 9-hour combination of taxi, flight, and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Knoxville to Moab. Traveling from Knoxville in September, Moab is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mesa Arch, Arches National Park Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): cruise along Moki Dugway, walk around Sandstone Tours, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
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.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's lots more to do: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Fairyland Point, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. It doesn't end there: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and trek along Angel's Landing.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

4
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.
Spend the 13th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online visit planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake

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, take a memorable drive along Firehole Lake Drive, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 23rd (Wed), cast your line with a fishing tour, thenget in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip builder app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and then cruise along Chief Joseph Hwy.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cody attractions website.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Cody in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in September; daily highs in Cody reach 70°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Chief Joseph Hwy, 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
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

5
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 in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Swiftcurrent Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, and take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Cody to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Cody in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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