12 days in Montana Itinerary

12 days in Montana Itinerary

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12 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gardiner
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
East Glacier Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Coram
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Spokane

3
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone) and Big Sky (The Soldiers Chapel, Lone Peak, & more). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies, grab your bike and head to Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary maker website .

Spokane to Bozeman is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Spokane to Bozeman is 1 hour. Traveling from Spokane in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 41°F in Bozeman. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Sky, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore by horseback at Wilderness Connection and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gardiner route planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Gardiner takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in September, expect Gardiner to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone River
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Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River

3
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from East Glacier Park: Glacier National Park (Baring Falls, Virginia Falls, & more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Two Medicine Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our East Glacier Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Gardiner to East Glacier Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coram.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
St. Mary Lake ©
St. Mary Lake
St.Mary Falls ©
St.Mary Falls

3
nights
Coram

Coram is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Coram side-trips: Glacier National Park (Grinnell Glacier, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more). There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and get engrossed in the history at Depot Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coram trip planner .

Getting from East Glacier Park to Coram by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Coram, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coram

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Depot Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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