15 days in Central Montana Itinerary

15 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Montana visit planner

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Fly
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Great Falls
— 7 nights
Drive
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Shelby
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Havre
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Lewistown
— 2 nights
Drive to Great Falls International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport

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Great Falls

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Great Falls: Fort Benton (White Cliffs, Fort Benton Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip planning site.

Fresno to Great Falls is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fresno to Great Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fresno in August, with highs in Great Falls at 84°F and lows at 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shelby.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
nights
Shelby

Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States. On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby, see the interesting displays at Marias Museum of History & Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, then stop by The Prairie Peddler, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Roadrunner Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Shelby online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Shelby takes 1.5 hours. August in Shelby sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 49°F at night. You will leave for Havre on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Shelby

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

3
nights
Havre

Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Havre: Chinook (Bear Paw Battlefield, Blain County Wildlife Museum, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Assinniboine, sample the tasty concoctions at Triple Dog Brewing, and explore the ancient world of Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site.

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You can drive from Shelby to Havre in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lewistown.

Things to do in Havre

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

2
nights
Lewistown

Lewistown is a city in and the county seat of Fergus County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Central Montana Historical Museum. On the next day, get a taste of life in the country at Hutterite King Colony Ranch and then don't miss a visit to Bear Gulch Pictographs.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lewistown day trip app.

You can drive from Havre to Lewistown in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lewistown are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lewistown

Museums