Well I've just about got the itinerary sorted out for this years jaunt to the unexplored (by me) parts of the USA.
Day 1 Arrive Salt Lake City late in the day. Pick up the van and stay overnight.
Day 2 Drive up to Idaho Falls 215 miles and 3.5 hours driving. See the zoo, play in the pool with the kids.
Day 3 Drive to West Yellowstone taking the long route through Swan Valley and Driggs up the western edge of the Tetons. 168 miles and around 3 hours 50 mins driving.
Day 4 Drive through the northern part of Yellowstone and out on the Bear Tooth highway to Billings. 220 miles and 5.5 hours driving.
Day 5 See Little Big Horn Battlefield and maybe Pompeys Pillar. Stay Billings again.
Day 6 Drive to Great Falls. 255 miles and 4 hrs 45 mins.
Day 7 Stay in Great Falls. Lewis and clark stuff. Waterpark for the kids (and Dad !)
Day 8 Drive to St Marys on the edge of Glacier. See the Plains Indian Museum in Browning en route. 176 miles and 3 hours driving.
Day 9 Drive the going to the sun road through Glacier to Kalispell 120 miles and 2.5 hours driving. Take all day with many stops and brief hikes.
Day 10 Drive to Salmon Idaho stopping off in Missoula over lunch. 267 miles and 5 hours 20 mins driving.
Day 11 Drive to Sun Valley / Ketchum. 170 miles and 4 hours driving.
Day 12 Stay in Ketchum - maybe do Craters of the Moon (see tomorrow)
Day 13 Drive via Craters of the moon down to Salt Lake City. 300 miles and 5.5 hours driving.
Day 14 See some of Salt Lake city
Day 15 Fly home.
Anybody got any upgrades, suggested changes, places I must see before I'm totally committed to this ?