Explore the spectacular Rocky Mountain Range with visits to three of America’s most iconic and diverse National Parks! Hike amongst Glacier’s tremendous ice fields and sweeping cirques, discover Yellowstone’s boiling rivers and bubbling hot springs, and marvel at Grand Teton’s jagged peaks and pristine alpine lakes. Throw in some mountain goat, bison and bear sightings and this is sure to be a 9 night trip you will never forget!
Our local trip designers have curated an adventure of a lifetime, packaged into a day-by-day itinerary that includes reservations at handpicked campgrounds and activity recommendations tailored to your specific interests and abilities. With our itinerary in hand, you can be sure to make the most of your time in these special parks!
This is a one-way itinerary, that can be booked out of Jackson, Wyoming, or Whitefish, Montana.
May – October
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Book after March 1
One-way rentals have limited availability, and therefore this itinerary has less capacity than others. Please contact us for more information.
Moterra van rental for 9 nights and cleaning fee
7 x nights of campground bookings, and directions to 2 first-come-, first-served sites
Gold Panning in Helena for 4 people
Whitewater Raft in Jackson for 2 adults, 2 kids
Stunning St Mary Cruise in Glacier for 2 adults, 2 kids
Experienced trip planner and destination expert
Detailed day-by-day itinerary based on your preferences
Activity and rental suggestions and bookings management
National Parks Annual Pass
Moterra Welcome Pack
One-way rental fee from JAC > GLC or visa versa
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Fees for add-on activity options
Fuel for your van
Insurance for your van
Meals, groceries, souvenirs
Security deposit of $1500 (refunded when you return the van)
These top-rated activities with our favorite outfitters come included as standard in this package for 4 people (2 adults, and 2 children).
Gold Panning in Helena
Pan for gold in the Missouri River near Helena, Montana, site of the Last Chance Gulch gold strike. Learn about the history and geology of this incredible area, plus you get to keep all of the gold you find!
Whitewater Raft in Jackson
Whitwater raft down 8 miles of the scenic Snake River, navigating through famous rapids like the Lunch Box Counter and the Big Kahuna. A family adventure you will never forget! Private boats are available for an additional fee.
Stunning St Mary Cruise in Glacier
Enjoy a scenic sunset cruise on St Mary Lake, featuring fantastic views that cannot be seen from the road alone. With stunning vistas and incredible photo opportunities, this is a view of Glacier National Park not to be missed.
Drive Glacier’s iconic Going-to-the-Sun road, crossing the continental divide at spectacular Logan Pass
Hike to alpine lakes at Many Glacier and perhaps even swim amongst the bobbing ‘bergs at Iceberg Lake
Pan for gold in Helena, a former frontier town turned Montana’s capital city
Drive through Lamar Valley, known as “America’s Serengeti,” in search of bison, elk and other big game
Walk amongst Yellowstone’s lodgepole forests, gushing geysers and dramatic rhyolite canyon
Explore the charms of downtown Jackson, “the last of the wild west!”
Raft the mighty Snake River Canyon, expertly navigating whitewater rapids like Lunch Counter and Big Kahuna
Hike through glacially carved Cascade Canyon, tucked in the heart of Grand Teton
Five Must-See Attractions in Yellowstone | National Geographic
Glacier National Park
Pick up your van at our hub in Whitefish and continue on to West Glacier, where spectacular scenery awaits! Drive the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road, one of the most scenic roadways in the world, and spend three days hiking, swimming, and boating to your heart’s content amongst pristine parkland and glacially fed lakes.
Yellowstone National Park
Explore the travertine terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs and cool off (or heat up!) with a dip in the Boiling River. Hike along the rim of Yellowstone’s spectacular Grand Canyon, stopping atop the thunderous 300’ foot waterfall, and explore the active geysers, hot springs and mud-pots at Old Faithful, the most densely concentrated geyser basin in the world!
The Grand Tetons
Hike, raft and camp in the shadow of the majestic Tetons, rising some 7,000 feet above the valley floor! Explore Jenny Lake, Cascade Canyon, and the Laurance S Rockefeller Preserve. And, if you are ready for a return to civilization, shop and dine in downtown Jackson, a frontier town full of fun!
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY ADD ONS
Our destination experts will work with you to personalize your trip with exciting activities, hosted by our professional outfitters, and managed and booked by Moterra. Note: activity fees are not included in the package itinerary fee.
Scenic Float Trip in Glacier
$67 adults, $57 child
Enjoy a float on a scenic stretch of the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, which forms the Southwestern border of Glacier NP. On this mellow excursion, you’ll learn about river ecology, spot local flora and fauna, and perhaps even cool off with a quick swim in the crystal-clear water. Great for all ages!
Helicopter Tour of Glacier
Starting from $150 per person
Take to the sky for a perspective few others have seen – experience Glacier’s rugged ridgelines, immense forests, and stunning cirques with a 30 or 60 minute flight over the park. This memorable tour is perhaps the best way to truly grasp the size of the park’s glaciers and ice-fields!
Fly fishing on the Snake River
$550 for a half day, $650 for a full day, price based on two fishermen
Cast a line in one of the country’s most pristine waterways; spend a day learning the sport (and artform) of fly fishing from a local expert in Yellowstone or Grand Teton. Excursions can be boat based or shore based and tailored to your interest; whether you are already an enthusiast or your experience is limited to a screening of A River Runs Through It, you are sure to have a relaxing and memorable day on the Snake.
Private Wildlife Safari in Grand Teton
$725 for private van and guide
Can’t get enough of the area’s big game? Head out at sunrise with a local expert, armed with insider knowledge of animals’ regular haunts and more recent hangs. Be sure to pack your camera and prepare to learn fascinating facts about the area’s fauna on this excellent morning excursion.
Trail Ride in Grand Teton
$50 for one hour, $65 for two hour
Make like a cowboy and explore the valley by horseback! Saddle up and take off on an authentic trail ride, crossing creeks and dense forests in search of those epic mountain views. The stable has offerings for all abilities and interest levels.
Guided Bike Tour in front of the Tetons
$80 to $165 per person, depending on duration and location
Seen enough of the park through the van window? Change it up and begin your exploration of Grand Teton on two wheels! Jackson’s renowned network of bike paths allow you to ride right into the park without having to contend with vehicular traffic – cycle along the foot of the Teton Range, soaking in the smell of sagebrush and that fresh mountain air! Mountain and road biking available.