10 days in Montana Itinerary

10 days in Montana Itinerary

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10 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Tampa

3
nights
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Earthquake Lake and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail & Big Sky Resort) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our West Yellowstone planner .

Tampa to West Yellowstone is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Tampa to West Yellowstone, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in West Yellowstone: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Big Sky, Gardiner
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River and then fly down the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Swan Lake and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitefish trip app .

Fly from West Yellowstone to Whitefish in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from West Yellowstone in July, things will get a bit warmer in Whitefish: highs are around 85°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bigfork, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
River Rafting & Tubing
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Virginia Falls and Iceberg Lake Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along Bullhead Lake, stroll through Highline Trail, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park journey maker tool .

Getting from Whitefish to Glacier National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. July in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Swiftcurrent Falls ©
Swiftcurrent Falls

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