10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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Gardiner
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West Yellowstone
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Glacier National Park
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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 20th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs and then take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gardiner online attractions planner.

Sacramento to Gardiner is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in July, expect nights in Gardiner to be cooler, around 39°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Golden Gate Canyon ©
Golden Gate Canyon
Undine Falls ©
Undine Falls

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Yellowstone River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Big Sky Resort, Ousel Falls Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone road trip planning website.

Drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, admire the sheer force of Silver Staircase Falls, and hike along Avalanche Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park attractions planner.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in July, expect Glacier National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 85°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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