10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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10 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Baton Rouge

2
nights
West Yellowstone

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 29th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then stop by Eagle's Store.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone itinerary builder website .

Baton Rouge to West Yellowstone is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to West Yellowstone is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Baton Rouge in June, expect West Yellowstone to be much colder, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Big Sky Resort
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 2nd (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then make a trip to Whitefish Pottery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): hit the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort and then immerse yourself in nature at Whitefish Lake State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Whitefish attractions website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from West Yellowstone to Whitefish in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from West Yellowstone in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Whitefish: highs are around 85°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Whitefish Lake State Park ©
Whitefish Lake State Park

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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Polebridge Mercantile in Polebridge (about 50 minutes away). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park travel website .

Traveling by car from Whitefish to Glacier National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Polebridge Mercantile
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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