43 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

43 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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Whitefish
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Great Falls
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Cody
— 5 nights
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Sheridan
— 3 nights
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Cheyenne
— 3 nights

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Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whitefish Mountain Resort and Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours. Conrad Mansion and Saint Matthew's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: play a few rounds at Whitefish Lake Golf Club and don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Whitefish road trip planner.

Kingsport to Whitefish is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kingsport to Whitefish due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingsport in May, things will get slightly colder in Whitefish: highs are around 67°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

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Conrad Mansion
4.7

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grinnell Glacier and Swiftcurrent Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Avalanche Lake and Trail of the Cedars. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Running Eagle Falls, and explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Grinnell Glacier
4.9
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Avalanche Lake
4.9

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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along River's Edge Trail, then walk around Gibson Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at White Cliffs.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Great Falls trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Helena.

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Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Montana Historical Society Museum and Yesterday's Playthings. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grant-Kohrs Ranch and Cathedral of St. Helena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helena: World Museum of Mining (in Butte) and Old Montana Prison Complex (in Deer Lodge). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, and explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helena online holiday planner.

Getting from Great Falls to Helena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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National Park
Gates of the Mountains
4.7
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Historic Site
World Museum of Mining
4.4

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Get in touch with nature at Yellowstone Guidelines and Palisade Falls. Step off the beaten path and head to American Computer & Robotics Museum and Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Montana Grizzly Encounter.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Helena to Bozeman takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Historic Walking Area
Downtown Bozeman
4.6

3
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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Earthquake Lake will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone River and Fishing Charters & Tours. When in West Yellowstone, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Big Sky, approximately Big Sky away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Yellowstone, trot along with a tour on horseback, and find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in June; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 69°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Water Body
Earthquake Lake
4.7
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Must see
Yellowstone River
4.9

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools and Oxbow Bend. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Moose (Snake River Overlook & Chapel of the Transfiguration) and Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, Mormon Row Historic District, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest, take a tour by water with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, and take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole road trip planning app.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. June in Jackson Hole sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, and ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Lamar Valley
4.8
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Grand Loop Road
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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cody Firearms Museum and Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Shoshone National Forest and Chief Joseph Hwy. Explore Cody's surroundings by going to Thermopolis (Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Hot Springs State Park). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and stop by Cowtown Candy Company.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cody trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Cody hover around 75°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Visiting Bighorn National Forest and Trail End State Historic Site will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Custer Battlefield Museum and The Historic Sheridan Inn. Explore Sheridan's surroundings by going to Buffalo (Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, &more). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at King's Saddlery and Museum and don't miss a visit to Davis Gallery.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sheridan trip builder site.

Getting from Cody to Sheridan by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cody in July, expect nights in Sheridan to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, then examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and finally stop by The Wrangler. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo, then contemplate the long history of Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Curt Gowdy State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Cheyenne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Sheridan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cheyenne, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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