19 days in Montana Itinerary

19 days in Montana Itinerary

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1
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
2
Missoula
— 2 nights
3
Helena
— 2 nights
4
West Yellowstone
— 4 nights
5
Bozeman
— 4 nights

5
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park online itinerary planner.

Pittsburgh to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Pittsburgh in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Glacier National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

2
nights
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blackfoot River Outfitters. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): gain insight at University of Montana, thenwalk around Jacob Island Dog Park, thencast your line with Blackfoot River Outfitters, and finally walk around Caras Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, thenfind something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula, and then look for all kinds of wild species at National Bison Range.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Missoula trip planning website.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Missoula in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

National Bison Range
Highlights from your plan
Caras Park ©
Caras Park
Blackfoot River Outfitters ©
Blackfoot River Outfitters
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

2
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Helena, take in nature's colorful creations at Tizer Botanical Gardens & Arboretum, and then explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helena online trip builder.

You can drive from Missoula to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tizer Botanical Gardens & Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol

4
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Get out of town with these interesting West Yellowstone side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Two Top, explore the activities along Earthquake Lake, and find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone day trip app.

Traveling by car from Helena to West Yellowstone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler than Helena - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Bozeman side-trips: Big Sky (Ousel Falls Trail, Big Sky Resort, &more). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman travel planner.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Bozeman is somewhat warmer than West Yellowstone - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Big Sky
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum

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