10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana route maker

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Fly to Billings Logan International Airport, Drive to Red Lodge
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Red Lodge
— 1 day
Drive
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Missoula
— 1 night
Drive
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Libby
— 1 night
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Red Lodge

— 1 day
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Babcock & Miles, hit the slopes at Red Lodge Mountain, and then hike along Silver Run Trails.

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Green Bay to Red Lodge is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Green Bay to Red Lodge due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Green Bay in March, expect Red Lodge to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°F and 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Bozeman

— 3 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sky (Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, Lone Peak, &more). On the 23rd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bridger Bowl. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at American Computer & Robotics Museum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up, take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library, and look and learn at Museum of the Rockies.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman road trip site.

Drive from Red Lodge to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Two Top, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bozeman in March, expect West Yellowstone to be slightly colder, temps between 37°F and 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Missoula

— 1 night
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Dragon Hollow Play Area, browse the eclectic array of goods at Downtown ToNite, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jumbo North Peak Trail, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sentinel.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Missoula trip tool.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Missoula by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in March; daily highs in Missoula reach 49°F and lows reach 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Libby.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Libby

— 1 night
Libby is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Montana. On the 27th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Libby Heritage Museum, fly down the slopes at Turner Mountain Ski Area, and then snap pictures at Kootenai Falls Suspension Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Libby road trip planning site.

You can drive from Missoula to Libby in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Missoula to Libby due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Libby

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Libby to Glacier National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Libby to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Libby in March, expect little chillier with lows of 25°F in Glacier National Park. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.