9 days in Wyoming, Montana & Idaho Itinerary

9 days in Wyoming, Montana & Idaho Itinerary

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9 days in Wyoming, Montana & Idaho Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
4
Boise
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Toronto

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail and then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip maker tool .

Toronto, Canada to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Grand Teton National Park. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Toronto in August since evenings lows in Grand Teton National Park dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Trails Scenic Drive

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then stroll through Artist Point, and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit 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 15th (Thu): stop by Eagle's Store and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Boise.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Eagle's Store ©
Eagle's Store

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boise trip maker website .

You can fly from West Yellowstone to Boise in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in August: highs in Boise hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trail of the Cedars and Jackson Glacier Overlook. Escape the urban bustle at Iceberg Lake Trail and Going-to-the-Sun Road. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and hike along Highline Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park tour planner.

Getting from Boise to Glacier National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boise in August, with highs in Glacier National Park at 83°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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