6 days in Missoula, West Yellowstone & Jackson Hole Itinerary

6 days in Missoula, West Yellowstone & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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Missoula
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West Yellowstone
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Jackson Hole
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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula and then get a new perspective on nature at Montana Natural History Center. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Missoula Farmer's Market and then explore the world behind art at Missoula Art Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Missoula holiday builder app.

Spokane to Missoula is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Missoula. Traveling from Spokane in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in Missoula. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Missoula

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Missoula Art Museum ©
Missoula Art Museum
Missoula Farmer's Market ©
Missoula Farmer's Market

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Missoula to West Yellowstone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Missoula in September, things will get slightly colder in West Yellowstone: highs are around 64°F and lows about 32°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools, then let the river carry you with Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips, and then don't miss a visit to Town Square. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole day trip site.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from West Yellowstone in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools ©
Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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