11 days in Montana Itinerary

11 days in Montana Itinerary

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11 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Lethbridge
Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Lethbridge

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bonsai Brewing Project, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Great Northern Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, get engrossed in the history at Conrad Mansion, and then admire the masterpieces at Hockaday Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Whitefish tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lethbridge, Canada to Whitefish. Traveling from Lethbridge in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of -5°C in Whitefish. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Kalispell, Swan River
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Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion
Great Northern Brewing Company ©
Great Northern Brewing Company

5
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Grinnell Glacier. Explore hidden gems such as Logan Pass and Highline Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Hidden Lake in West Glacier (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and stroll through Avalanche Lake.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Whitefish to Glacier National Park with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hidden Lake
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

2
nights
Bozeman

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 11th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Bridger Bowl.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bozeman travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Bozeman in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then see the interesting displays at Yellowstone Historic Center, and then explore the activities along Earthquake Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the West Yellowstone tour planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Bozeman in November, expect nights in West Yellowstone to be about the same, around -10°C, while days are little chillier, around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Museum of the Yellowstone ©
Museum of the Yellowstone

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