43 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

43 days in Montana & Wyoming Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Whitefish
— 2 nights
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
3
Great Falls
— 2 nights
4
Helena
— 3 nights
5
Bozeman
— 3 nights
6
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
7
Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
9
Cody
— 5 nights
10
Sheridan
— 3 nights
11
Cheyenne
— 3 nights

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whitefish Mountain Resort and Whitefish Depot. Get in touch with nature at Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours and Whitefish Lake Golf Club. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Conrad Mansion and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Matthew's Church.

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Kingsport to Whitefish is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kingsport to Whitefish. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kingsport in May: high temperatures in Whitefish hover around 67°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Kalispell, Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grinnell Glacier and Trail of the Cedars. Take a break from the city and head to Avalanche Lake and Swiftcurrent Falls. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Running Eagle Falls, and explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

2
nights
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along River's Edge Trail, then walk around Gibson Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at White Cliffs.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Great Falls trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Helena.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

White Cliffs
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park

3
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Montana Historical Society Museum and World Museum of Mining. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grant-Kohrs Ranch and Cathedral of St. Helena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helena: Deer Lodge (Old Montana Prison Complex & Yesterday's Playthings). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, and explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helena online holiday planner.

Getting from Great Falls to Helena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Deer Lodge, World Museum of Mining
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
World Museum of Mining ©
World Museum of Mining

3
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Get in touch with nature at Yellowstone Guidelines and Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park. Step off the beaten path and head to American Computer & Robotics Museum and Downtown Bozeman. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the sheer force of Palisade Falls, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Montana Grizzly Encounter.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Helena to Bozeman takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, Yellowstone Guidelines
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Guidelines ©
Yellowstone Guidelines
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

3
nights
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Earthquake Lake will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone River and Horseback Riding Tours. When in West Yellowstone, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Big Sky, approximately Big Sky away. There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Yellowstone, and get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in June, expect West Yellowstone to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

6
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Moose (Snake River Overlook & Chapel of the Transfiguration) and Grand Teton National Park (Mormon Row Historic District & Inspiration Point). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, and make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole vacation planning site.

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 June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School ©
Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School

8
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's lots more to do: stroll through Artists’ Paintpots, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mud Volcano, take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, and admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot.

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

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

5
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cody Firearms Museum and Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Shoshone National Forest and Wyoming River Trips. Explore Cody's surroundings by going to Thermopolis (Wyoming Dinosaur Center & Hot Springs State Park). Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Cowtown Candy Company, take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, and examine the collection at Plains Indian Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cody trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Cody hover around 75°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Thermopolis, Chief Joseph Hwy, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

3
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Visiting Bighorn National Forest and US Highway 16 will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Custer Battlefield Museum and Trail End State Historic Site. Explore Sheridan's surroundings by going to Buffalo (Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum & The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum, don't miss a visit to Davis Gallery, and contemplate the long history of The Historic Sheridan Inn.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sheridan tour itinerary website.

Drive from Cody to Sheridan in 3 hours. When traveling from Cody in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sheridan: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Buffalo, Custer Battlefield Museum
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum ©
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum
King's Saddlery and Museum ©
King's Saddlery and Museum

3
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, then examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and finally stop by The Wrangler. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo, then contemplate the long history of Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Curt Gowdy State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Cheyenne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Sheridan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cheyenne, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Laramie
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum ©
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum

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