15 days in Montana Itinerary

15 days in Montana Itinerary

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15 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Coram
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
East Glacier Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cooke City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Coram

Coram is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coram: Glacier National Park (Jackson Glacier Overlook, Grinnell Glacier, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours and take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coram trip itinerary tool .

New York City to Coram is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Coram, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Coram

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

3
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. Explore East Glacier Park's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Baring Falls, Virginia Falls, & more). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Two Medicine Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your East Glacier Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Coram to East Glacier Park in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
St.Mary Falls ©
St.Mary Falls
St. Mary Lake ©
St. Mary Lake

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail & Lone Peak). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and explore the activities along Yellowstone River.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from East Glacier Park to West Yellowstone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in West Yellowstone, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cooke City.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Big Sky
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun

2
nights
Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): trek along Clarks Fork Trail, then take a memorable drive along Beartooth Hwy, then take an in-depth tour of Cooke City Montana Museum, and finally stop by Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe. On your second day here, stroll through Lake Fork Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Run Trails, and then explore the activities along Wild Bill Lake.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cooke City trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Cooke City in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in September, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Cooke City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Red Lodge, Beartooth Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Cooke City Montana Museum ©
Cooke City Montana Museum

3
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Step out of Bozeman with an excursion to Horseback Riding Tours in Gardiner--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, explore the stunning scenery at Gallatin Canyon, explore the landscape on two wheels at Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, and get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bozeman tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cooke City to Bozeman in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cooke City in September; daily highs in Bozeman reach 72°F and lows reach 41°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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