14 days in Bozeman, Big Sky & West Yellowstone Itinerary

14 days in Bozeman, Big Sky & West Yellowstone Itinerary

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14 days in Bozeman, Big Sky & West Yellowstone Itinerary

Start: Bozeman
1
Bozeman
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Big Sky
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Bozeman

8
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner), Headframe Spirits (in Butte) and Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park (in Three Forks). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, take in breathtaking views at Gallatin Canyon, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman tour itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bozeman. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Livingston, Horseback Riding Tours, Madison River Brewing, Madison River, Chico Hot Springs
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Madison River ©
Madison River
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©

2
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, then hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel, and finally trek along Ousel Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Big Sky Chapel and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Big Sky trip planner .

Drive from Bozeman to Big Sky in an hour. In February, Big Sky is slightly colder than Bozeman - with highs of 27°F and lows of 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Big Sky Chapel ©
Big Sky Chapel
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
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 11th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Terrace Spring. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Lookout Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone trip planning site .

You can drive from Big Sky to West Yellowstone in an hour. Another option is to take a shuttle. February in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 7°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Nature & Wildlife Tours