9 days in Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

9 days in Wyoming & Montana Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
3
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
4
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 19th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker website.

New York City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Mystic Falls Trail. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, trek along Monument Geyser Basin, and take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in West Yellowstone can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then trek along Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, thentake a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, thentake some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park holiday maker website.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in September: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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