10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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West Glacier
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 1 night

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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 Hidden Lake make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Going-to-the-Sun Road, Logan Pass, &more). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. There's more to do: hike along Ptarmigan Tunnel.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the West Glacier online trip builder.

Kalamazoo to West Glacier is an approximately 26-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kalamazoo in August since evenings lows in West Glacier dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Glacier National Park ©
Glacier National Park
Ptarmigan Tunnel ©
Ptarmigan Tunnel

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Aerial Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Madison River, Terrace Spring, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone trip maker site.

Traveling by car from West Glacier to West Yellowstone takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from West Glacier in August; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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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 13th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at Boiling River, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then whizz through the canopy at Montana Whitewater.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gardiner road trip planning app.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Gardiner in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gardiner can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Spas

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Boiling River ©
Boiling River

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 14th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up, then take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

You can plan Bozeman trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Gardiner to Bozeman in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, Bozeman is somewhat warmer than Gardiner - with highs of 84°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
River Rafting & Tubing

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