10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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10 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Buffalo

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Garden Wall, Virginia Falls, & more). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and trek along Trail of the Cedars.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our West Glacier planner .

Buffalo to West Glacier is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Buffalo in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in West Glacier, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

4
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail, The Soldiers Chapel, & more) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, explore and take pictures at Beartooth Highway, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and see the interesting displays at Yellowstone Historic Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip planner .

Drive from West Glacier to West Yellowstone in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from West Glacier in August, with highs in West Yellowstone at 75°F and lows at 37°F. You will leave for home on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Sky, Horseback Riding Tours, Beartooth Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Fishing Charters & Tours

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