12 days in Missoula, Yellowstone National Park & Commerce City Itinerary

12 days in Missoula, Yellowstone National Park & Commerce City Itinerary

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12 days in Missoula, Yellowstone National Park & Commerce City Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  4​h
1
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Commerce City
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and then get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Missoula vacation planner.

Seattle to Missoula is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier nights in Missoula, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Missoula

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

6
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.
On the 1st (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Grand Teton. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Missoula in June, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 64°F and lows about 33°F. You will leave for Commerce City on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

4
nights
Commerce City

Commerce City ©
The City of Commerce City is a Home Rule Municipality located in Adams County, Colorado, United States. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting Commerce City side-trips: Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park), Lyons Classic Pinball (in Lyons) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Animal Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Commerce City trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Commerce City with the Route module. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Commerce City: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Commerce City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Carousel of Happiness, The Wild Animal Sanctuary, River Rafting & Tubing, Winter Park Resort, Lyons Classic Pinball
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Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
River Rafting & Tubing
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort

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