10 days in Central Montana Itinerary

10 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Make it your trip
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Billings Logan International Airport, Drive to Lewistown
— 1 day
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Great Falls
— 6 nights
Drive to Bozeman, Fly to New York City


Lewistown — 1 day

Lewistown is a city in and the county seat of Fergus County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Central Montana Historical Museum and then get a taste of life in the country at Hutterite King Colony Ranch.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lewistown trip planner.

New York City to Lewistown is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Lewistown. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Lewistown to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Havre.

Havre — 2 nights

Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets, delve into the distant past at Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Triple Dog Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Blaine County Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Blain County Wildlife Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Bear Paw Battlefield.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Havre trip planning website.

Drive from Lewistown to Havre in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shelby.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Shelby — 1 night

Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stop by The Prairie Peddler, walk around Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, then make a trip to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby, then examine the collection at Marias Museum of History & Art, and finally trek along Roadrunner Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shelby trip builder site.

You can drive from Havre to Shelby in 2 hours. While traveling from Havre, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Shelby, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Great Falls.
Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Great Falls — 6 nights

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Great Falls: Fort Benton (Museum of the Northern Great Plains, White Cliffs, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, tee off at Valley View Garden Golf, trek along River's Edge Trail, and see the interesting displays at C.M. Russell Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Great Falls online vacation planner.

Drive from Shelby to Great Falls in 1.5 hours. In May in Great Falls, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 39°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Wed).
Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trip