10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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10 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
West Glacier
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Polson
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the West Glacier trip builder site .

Newark to West Glacier is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to West Glacier is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in June: high temperatures in West Glacier hover around 75°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Whitefish.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors Golf Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Glacier View Golf Club ©
Glacier View Golf Club

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nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Whitefish Depot, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Montana Vortex and House of Mystery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Great Northern Brewing Company, and then hit the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Whitefish trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from West Glacier to Whitefish in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Whitefish, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Polson.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Montana Vortex and House of Mystery, Swan River
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club

1
night
Polson

Polson ©
Polson is a city in Lake County, Montana, United States, on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Polson-Flathead Historical Museum, see the interesting displays at Miracle of America Museum (MoAM), then stop by Flathead Lake Cheese, then stroll around Sacajawea Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Flathead Lake.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Polson trip maker .

Traveling by car from Whitefish to Polson takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Polson can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helena.

Things to do in Polson

Museums Parks Nature
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Miracle of America Museum ©
Miracle of America Museum
Sacajawea Park ©
Sacajawea Park
Polson-Flathead Historical Museum ©
Polson-Flathead Historical Museum

1
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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 15th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena, then explore the activities along Hauser Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gates of the Mountains.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helena route tool .

Getting from Polson to Helena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol

2
nights
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Yellowstone Historic Center, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in the awesome beauty at Two Top, and then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone trip planner .

You can drive from Helena to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler than Helena - with highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

2
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): hike along Pine Creek Trail and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bozeman journey builder .

Drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in June: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 77°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Livingston, Madison River
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Madison River ©
Madison River

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