7 days in Midwest, Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

7 days in Midwest, Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

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Keystone
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 26th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Insideout and then take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Keystone travel route planner.

Springfield to Keystone is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Springfield in September, expect Keystone to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Iron Mountain Road, Insideout
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Black Hills Helicopters ©
Black Hills Helicopters

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and get to know the fascinating history of Lone Star Geyser.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip maker site.

Fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook and then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

Plan my day in Glacier National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Glacier National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

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