12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Sandpoint
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Crow Agency
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: Spokane

1
night
Sandpoint

Sandpoint
Sandpoint is the largest town in, and the county seat of, Bonner County, Idaho, United States. To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sandpoint online sightseeing planner .

Spokane to Sandpoint is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Spokane in May since evenings lows in Sandpoint dip to 41°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Missoula.

Things to do in Sandpoint

Parks Outdoors Beaches

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Caras Park as well as University of Montana. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore and take pictures at University of Montana.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Missoula road trip site .

You can drive from Sandpoint to Missoula in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sandpoint to Missoula is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bozeman.

Things to do in Missoula

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Francis Xavier Church ©
St. Francis Xavier Church
Caras Park ©
Caras Park
University of Montana
University of Montana

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up and then get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Missoula to Bozeman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Bozeman are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Billings.

Things to do in Bozeman

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bozeman Public Library ©
Bozeman Public Library
The Last Wind-Up ©
The Last Wind-Up

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 29th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Billings driving holiday app .

You can drive from Bozeman to Billings in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Billings when traveling from Bozeman in May, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Billings

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Art Museum ©
Yellowstone Art Museum

few
hours
Crow Agency

Crow Agency ©
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Bighorn Battlefield. On the 30th (Thu), witness the site of a historic battle at Little Bighorn Battlefield and then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Crow Agency trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Billings to Crow Agency takes an hour. Traveling from Billings in May, things will get much colder in Crow Agency: highs are around 8°F and lows about 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Custer Battlefield Museum
Highlights from your plan
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beaver Ponds Loop Trail as well as Old Faithful Inn. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. On your second day here, get great views at Observation Point Trail, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, make a trip to Artist Point, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Crow Agency to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Crow Agency, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake McDonald, Virginia Falls and Going-to-the-Sun Road. On the 3rd (Mon), admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and finally explore the activities along Lake McDonald. Keep things going the next day: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and finally explore the activities along McDonald Creek.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park holiday builder .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Billings.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Polebridge Mercantile
Highlights from your plan
Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

1
night
Billings

Billings
To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Billings trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Billings in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, Billings is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. On the 6th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

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