17 days in Central Montana Itinerary

17 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Montana trip planner

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Fly to Great Falls International Airport, Drive to Lewistown
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Lewistown
— 3 nights
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Havre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Shelby
— 3 nights
Drive
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Great Falls
— 6 nights
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Lewistown

— 3 nights
Lewistown is a city in and the county seat of Fergus County, Montana, United States. Lewistown is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Central Montana Historical Museum, tour the old-fashioned way with Charlie Russell Chew Choo Dinner Train, get a taste of life in the country at Hutterite King Colony Ranch, and make a trip to Bear Gulch Pictographs.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lewistown trip simple and quick.

Dublin, Ireland to Lewistown is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dublin in October since evenings lows in Lewistown dip to 1°C. You will leave for Havre on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Lewistown

Tours · Museums

Havre

— 3 nights
Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Havre: Chinook (Blain County Wildlife Museum, Blaine County Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets, sample the tasty concoctions at Triple Dog Brewing, explore the ancient world of Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Assinniboine.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Havre trip planner.

You can drive from Lewistown to Havre in 3 hours. In October in Havre, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough 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. Take a break from Shelby with a short trip to Teton Pass Ski Area in Choteau, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, don't miss a visit to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby, examine the collection at Marias Museum of History & Art, and stop by The Prairie Peddler.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shelby trip website.

Getting from Havre to Shelby by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Shelby, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will leave for Great Falls on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Shelby

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Great Falls

— 6 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Benton (Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex, Museum of the Northern Great Plains, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, brush up on your military savvy at Malmstrom Museum and Air Park, take an in-depth tour of The History Museum, and explore the world behind art at Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shelby to Great Falls takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip