9 days in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Montana Itinerary

9 days in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Montana Itinerary

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9 days in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Montana Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Moose trip builder tool .

Seattle to Moose is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Moose. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for slightly colder days in Moose, with highs around 48°F, while nights are colder with lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Wildlife Parks Nature

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Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

4
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 enjoy Lamar Valley and Monument Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain, take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone River Picnic Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in April, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 42°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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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 12th (Fri), stop by Eagle's Store, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone trip maker .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Eagle's Store ©
Eagle's Store

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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 13th (Sat): cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in April, with highs in Glacier National Park at 56°F and lows at 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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