10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 5 nights

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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 3rd (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Yellowstone Nature Connection and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read West Yellowstone online itinerary planner.

Huntington to West Yellowstone is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Huntington in August: highs in West Yellowstone hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gardiner trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Gardiner takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Gardiner are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Horseback Riding Tours

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula, and then stroll around Silver Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Missoula trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Missoula takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gardiner in August, expect Missoula to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Missoula

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Silver Park ©
Silver Park

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Depot Park make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Glacier National Park (Iceberg Lake Trail, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, &more).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read West Glacier day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Missoula to West Glacier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August in West Glacier, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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