14 days in Montana, Kentucky & Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Montana, Kentucky & Alabama Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 2 nights
3
Big Sky
— 2 nights
4
Billings
— 1 night
5
Bardstown
— 1 night
6
Montgomery
— 2 nights

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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.
Get outdoors at Grinnell Glacier and St.Mary Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Highline Trail and Virginia Falls. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's more to do: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail and contemplate the waterfront views at St. Mary Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip builder website.

Madrid, Spain to Glacier National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Madrid to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Madrid in July, with highs in Glacier National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Helena.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gates of the Mountains, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, and then get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena, and then catch some excitement at Great Northern Carousel.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helena travel planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Helena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Helena. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena

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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 20th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, thenhike along Ousel Falls Trail, and then head outdoors with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort, thenhike along Beehive Basin Trail, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Soldiers Chapel, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Big Sky trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helena to Big Sky takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Helena in July, expect Big Sky to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Billings.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports ©
Horseback Riding Tours

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenexplore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company.

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Traveling by car from Big Sky to Billings takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Big Sky in July: highs in Billings hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Bardstown.

Things to do in Billings

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Horseback Riding Tours
Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company ©
Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company

1
night
Bardstown

Bardstown ©
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Roses, thensample the fine beverages at Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, and finally sample the fine beverages at Willett Distilling Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, see the interesting displays at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, thensample the fine beverages at Barton 1792 Distillery, and finally play a few rounds at My Old Kentucky Home.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bardstown road trip app.

Getting from Billings to Bardstown by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Billings in July, you will find days in Bardstown are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Bardstown

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trips

Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Four Roses, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
Highlights from your plan
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
My Old Kentucky Home ©
My Old Kentucky Home

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 25th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Civil Rights Memorial Center, thensteep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, and finally contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Montgomery road trip planning site.

Getting from Bardstown to Montgomery by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bardstown to Montgomery due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bardstown in July, with highs in Montgomery at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

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