17 days in Montana Itinerary

17 days in Montana Itinerary

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17 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  21​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:  2​h
4
Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​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.
Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Clements, and admire the sheer force of Baring Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glacier National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Sunti World Art Gallery, then fly down the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort, and then stroll through City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flashpoint Outdoor Laser Tag, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Whitefish route planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Whitefish takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Whitefish are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Sunti World Art Gallery ©
Sunti World Art Gallery
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 27th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral, explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park, take an in-depth tour of The History Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Falls road trip planning app .

Drive from Whitefish to Great Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. June in Great Falls sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive 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. On the 29th (Sat), get a sense of history and 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. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Original Governor's Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at Holter Museum of Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Archie Bray Foundation, and finally admire all the interesting features of Last Chance Ranch.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Helena travel route builder site .

You can drive from Great Falls to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to 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. On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Children's Museum of Bozeman, then get a new perspective on nature 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, then get engrossed in the history at 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.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bozeman day trip planning app .

Drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Helena in June since evenings lows in Bozeman dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner) and Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Yellowstone Historic Center, get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and look for gifts at Eagle's Store.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone day trip planning site .

Drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bozeman in July: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 77°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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