15 days in Montana Itinerary

15 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
3
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Whitefish
— 3 nights
Drive to Glacier Park International Airport, Fly to Abu Dhabi International Airport

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Bozeman

— 3 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Museum of the Rockies, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and explore the stunning scenery at Gallatin Canyon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Bozeman is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Bozeman. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in June, with highs in Bozeman at 29°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Gardiner

— 1 night
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Year Round Safaris, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gardiner itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bozeman to Gardiner in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bozeman in June: high temperatures in Gardiner hover around 24°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

West Yellowstone

— 2 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 9th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Yellowstone, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally look for gifts at Send it Home. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Plan my day in West Yellowstone using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiftcurrent Falls, and admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls.

To see ratings and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in June; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Whitefish

— 3 nights
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Willow's HuckleberryLand, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then play a few rounds at Glacier View Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Glacier National Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Whitefish road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Whitefish takes 1.5 hours. In June in Whitefish, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whitefish

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.