15 days in Montana Itinerary

15 days in Montana Itinerary

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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Philipsburg
— 2 nights
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Missoula
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Great Falls
— 2 nights

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman and then stop by Montana Gift Corral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies, then get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bozeman day trip planning website.

Washington DC to Bozeman is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bozeman due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Bozeman: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and finally examine the collection at Museum of the Yellowstone. On your second day here, trot along with a tour on horseback and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone holiday app.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in June, expect West Yellowstone to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Philipsburg.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

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Philipsburg

Philipsburg ©
Philipsburg is a town in and the county seat of Granite County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, see the interesting displays at Powell County Museum & Arts Foundation, then examine the collection at Old Montana Prison Complex, then examine the collection at Yesterday's Playthings, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Elk Ridge Brewing Company. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Ohrmann Museum & Gallery, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine, take an in-depth tour of Granite County Museum, then look for gifts at The Sweet Palace, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Philipsburg Brewing Company.

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Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Philipsburg takes 4 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, Philipsburg is a bit warmer at night with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ohrmann Museum & Gallery ©
Ohrmann Museum & Gallery
Old Montana Prison Complex ©
Old Montana Prison Complex
Grant-Kohrs Ranch ©
Grant-Kohrs Ranch

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then trek along Kootenai Creek Trail, and then stop by Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Garden of One Thousand Buddhas, then take an in-depth tour of Fort Missoula Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Downtown ToNite.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Missoula online holiday planner.

You can drive from Philipsburg to Missoula in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Philipsburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Missoula, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Garden of One Thousand Buddhas ©
Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center ©
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Going-to-the-Sun Road and Trail of the Cedars. Step out of Glacier National Park with an excursion to Home Ranch Bottoms in Polebridge--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, contemplate the waterfront views at Bowman Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Glacier National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then contemplate the long history of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, then admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Great Falls online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Nightlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum

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