7 days in Montana, Jackson Hole & Idaho Itinerary

7 days in Montana, Jackson Hole & Idaho Itinerary

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Helena
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls
— 1 night

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helena trip planner.

Saint Louis to Helena is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in October, expect Helena to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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National Park
Gates of the Mountains
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Mountain
Mount Helena
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Religious Site
Cathedral of St. Helena
4.7

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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, gain insight at Yellowstone Institute, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Helena to West Yellowstone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helena in October, with highs in West Yellowstone at 50°F and lows at 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites

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Must see
Gibbon Falls
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Hot Spring
Midway Geyser Basin
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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.
On the 24th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, then look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, and finally take a memorable drive along Moose Wilson Road. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Wildlife Area
Oxbow Bend
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Wildlife Area
Teton Raptor Center
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Geologic Formation
Inspiration Point
4.6

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls and then trek along Snake River Canyon Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Twin Falls trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Twin Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. In October, Twin Falls is somewhat warmer than Jackson Hole - with highs of 65°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Waterfall
Shoshone Falls
4.7

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