17 days in Montana Itinerary

17 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana journey planner

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Havre
— 1 night
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Great Falls
— 5 nights
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Butte
— 5 nights
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Kalispell
— 4 nights
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Havre

— 1 night
Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Triple Dog Brewing.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Havre travel planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Havre is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Stockholm to Havre due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Havre, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Havre

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Great Falls

— 5 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex and First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park. Visiting Valley View Garden Golf and Giant Springs State Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Great Falls to Fort Benton to see Fort Benton Bridge about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre, brush up on your military savvy at Malmstrom Museum and Air Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Falls sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Havre to Great Falls takes 2 hours. June in Great Falls sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Butte.

Things to do in Great Falls

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Butte

— 5 nights
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Copper King Mansion and World Museum of Mining. You'll explore and learn at MBMG Mineral Museum and The Piccadilly Museum. Go for a jaunt from Butte to Anaconda to see Lost Creek State Park about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: tee off at Old Works, enjoy breathtaking views from Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, get out on two wheels at Copper Canyon Harley Davidson, and explore the galleries of The Mai Wah.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Butte tour planner.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Butte takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Great Falls in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Butte. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Butte

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kalispell

— 4 nights
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Northwest Montana History Museum and Conrad Mansion. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hockaday Museum of Art and Saint Matthew's Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Trail of the Cedars (in Glacier National Park) and Glacier Distilling Company (in Coram). There's lots more to do: walk around Lone Pine State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Swan River Nature Trail, and tee off at Buffalo Hill Golf Course.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalispell tour builder.

Traveling by car from Butte to Kalispell takes 4 hours. In July in Kalispell, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalispell

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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.