55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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55 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Missoula
— 51 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Portland

51
nights
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Kootenai Creek Trail and Lolo Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Missoula: National Bison Range (in Moiese), Philipsburg (Granite Ghost Town State Park, Philipsburg Treasures and Gift, & more) and Symes Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike), walk around McCormick Park, admire the majestic nature at Travelers' Rest State Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Georgetown Lake.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Missoula holiday planner.

Portland to Missoula is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Missoula is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portland in June since evenings lows in Missoula dip to 48°F. You will leave for home on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Missoula

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Philipsburg, Polson, Stevensville, Seeley Lake, Hamilton
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Garnet Ghost Town ©
Garnet Ghost Town
River Rafting & Tubing
Miracle of America Museum (MoAM) ©
Miracle of America Museum (MoAM)

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Missoula to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Missoula - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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