15 days in Central Montana Itinerary

15 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Montana sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Bozeman, Drive to Great Falls
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Great Falls
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lewistown
— 2 nights
Drive
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Havre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Shelby
— 3 nights
Drive to Great Falls International Airport, Fly to Portland

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Great Falls

— 6 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Popular historic sites such as Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex and St. Ann Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at White Cliffs and Meadow Lark Country Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Great Falls: Fort Benton (Fort Benton Bridge & Museum of the Northern Great Plains) and Old Trail Museum (in Choteau). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, explore the world behind art at Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, sample the tasty concoctions at Bowser Brewing Company, and learn about all things military at Malmstrom Museum and Air Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Falls day trip planning site.

Portland to Great Falls is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Great Falls is 1 hour. Traveling from Portland in July, Great Falls is a bit cooler at night with lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Lewistown.

Things to do in Great Falls

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Lewistown

— 2 nights
Lewistown is a city in and the county seat of Fergus County, Montana, United States. On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at Central Montana Historical Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Bear Gulch Pictographs and then wander the wide-open spaces of Hutterite King Colony Ranch.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lewistown day trip planning website.

You can drive from Great Falls to Lewistown in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Havre.

Things to do in Lewistown

Museums

Havre

— 3 nights
Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site and Triple Dog Brewing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Havre: Chinook (Bear Paw Battlefield, Blaine County Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Beneath the Streets.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Havre day trip website.

Traveling by car from Lewistown to Havre takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Havre can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Shelby.

Things to do in Havre

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Shelby

— 3 nights
Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States. Visiting Roadrunner Trail and Teton Pass Ski Area will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby and The Prairie Peddler. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park.

Planning Shelby trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Havre to Shelby takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shelby

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip