16 days in Montana Itinerary

16 days in Montana Itinerary

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Coram
— 2 nights
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Troy
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 4 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Helena
— 3 nights
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Great Falls
— 2 nights
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Coram

— 2 nights
Coram is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Swiftcurrent Falls and Goat Lick Overlook. Get out of town with these interesting Coram side-trips: Glacier National Park (Garden Wall, Going-to-the-Sun Road, &more). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Glacier Distilling Company and get engrossed in the history at Depot Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coram vacation planner.

Seattle to Coram is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Coram is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Coram when traveling from Seattle in June, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Troy.

Things to do in Coram

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Troy

— 1 night
Troy is a city in Lincoln County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Yaak Rver and then identify plant and animal life at Ross Creek Cedar Grove Scenic Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Troy road trip tool.

You can drive from Coram to Troy in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Troy are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Troy

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Missoula

— 4 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Bison Range and Montgomery Distillery. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, stroll through Pattee Canyon, look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Mountain Trailhead (hike & bike), and stroll around Silver Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Missoula road trip site.

You can drive from Troy to Missoula in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Troy to Missoula. In June, daily temperatures in Missoula can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 3 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Midway Geyser Basin and Gibbon Falls. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Artists Paintpots & Firehole Canyon Drive). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and get outside with Madison River Outfitters.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip tool.

Traveling by car from Missoula to West Yellowstone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Missoula in July; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 77°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Helena

— 3 nights
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Step off the beaten path and head to Gates of the Mountains and Cathedral of St. Helena. Venture out of the city with trips to Headframe Spirits (in Butte) and Old Works (in Anaconda). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ten Mile Creek Brewery, and have fun and explore at ExplorationWorks.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helena planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Helena in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in July, with highs in Helena at 89°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Helena

Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Great Falls

— 2 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park and then tee off at Valley View Garden Golf.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Helena to Great Falls in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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.