17 days in Montana Itinerary

17 days in Montana Itinerary

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17 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  20​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Great Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  21​h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Logan Pass. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and stroll through Granite Park Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glacier National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Glacier National Park. In March, Glacier National Park is cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 19th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Sunti World Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitefish Mountain Resort, and then stroll through City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Flashpoint Outdoor Laser Tag, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Whitefish holiday maker site .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Whitefish by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daily temperatures in Whitefish can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
City Beach ©
City Beach
Sunti World Art Gallery ©
Sunti World Art Gallery
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort

2
nights
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Giant Springs State Park, then take an in-depth tour of The History Museum, and then contemplate the long history of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Great Falls day trip planning website .

Drive from Whitefish to Great Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Helena, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Original Governor's Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at Holter Museum of Art, then view the masterpieces at Archie Bray Foundation, and finally admire all the interesting features of Last Chance Ranch.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Helena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Archie Bray Foundation ©
Archie Bray Foundation

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Bozeman, engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and finally browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up. On the next day, make a trip to Emerson Cultural Center, take an in-depth tour of American Computer Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Gallatin History Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Haynes Pavilion and Ressler Motors Ice Rink.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman day trip planning website .

You can drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. In March in Bozeman, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer Museum ©
American Computer Museum
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner) and Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, stop by Eagle's Store, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and explore the galleries of Yellowstone Historic Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in March; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 3°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Big Sky Resort, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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