14 days in Montana Itinerary

14 days in Montana Itinerary

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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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Missoula
— 1 night
4
Helena
— 2 nights
5
Great Falls
— 2 nights
6
Billings
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Jacksonville to West Yellowstone is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jacksonville in June; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 69°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): play a few rounds at Bridger Creek Golf Course, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, and then sample the fine beverages at Bozeman Spirits Distillery.

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Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in June; daily highs in Bozeman reach 77°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Golf · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bridger Creek Golf Course ©
Bridger Creek Golf Course
Bozeman Spirits Distillery ©
Bozeman Spirits Distillery

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 28th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Travelers' Rest State Park, then get some jogging in at Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike), and then sample the fine beverages at Montgomery Distillery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Mission, then trek along Kootenai Creek Trail, and then stop by Rockin Rudy's.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Missoula online trip planner.

Drive from Bozeman to Missoula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June in Missoula, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stevensville, Travelers' Rest State Park
Highlights from your plan
Travelers' Rest State Park ©
Travelers' Rest State Park
Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike) ©
Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike)
St. Mary's Mission ©
St. Mary's Mission

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Original Governor's Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at Holter Museum of Art, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Lewis & Clark Brewing Company.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Helena online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Helena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Helena

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lewis & Clark Brewing Company ©
Lewis & Clark Brewing Company
Original Governor's Mansion ©
Original Governor's Mansion
Holter Museum of Art ©
Holter Museum of Art

2
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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park and then make a splash at Electric City Water Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Great Falls travel planner.

Drive from Helena to Great Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Great Falls, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Billings.

Things to do in Great Falls

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
Highlights from your plan
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
St. Ann Cathedral ©
St. Ann Cathedral
Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©
Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

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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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Four Dances Recreation Area, then stop by Scheels, and then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Billings road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Great Falls to Billings in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Great Falls in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Billings. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Chief Plenty Coups State Park
Highlights from your plan
Chief Plenty Coups State Park ©
Chief Plenty Coups State Park
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
Scheels ©
Scheels

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