20 days in Montana Itinerary

20 days in Montana Itinerary

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Drive to Salt Lake City International Airport, Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Alberton
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Alberton
— 6 nights
Drive
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Missoula
— 1 night
Drive
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Columbia Falls
— 6 nights
Drive
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Great Falls
— 5 nights
Drive
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Anaconda
— 1 night
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Alberton — 6 nights

Alberton is a town in Mineral County, Montana, United States. You've now added Montana River Guides to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Thompson Falls High Bridge and Natural Pier Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alberton road trip planning site.

Ogden to Alberton is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Ogden in August, Alberton is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Missoula.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

Missoula — 1 night

Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Montana River Guides as well as Missoula Farmer's Market.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Missoula trip planner.

Missoula is very close to Alberton. In August, daytime highs in Missoula are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia Falls.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Side Trip

Columbia Falls — 6 nights

Columbia Falls might serve as the gateway to Glacier National Park, but it's much more than just a place to lay your head.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grinnell Glacier, Glacier Park Red Bus Tours and Cracker Lake Hike. Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Whitefish Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbia Falls trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Missoula to Columbia Falls in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Great Falls.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Great Falls — 5 nights

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center as well as Great Falls Montana. Discover out-of-the-way places like Malmstrom Museum and Air Park and Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Step out of Great Falls with an excursion to White Cliffs in Fort Benton--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The History Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Great Falls day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Columbia Falls to Great Falls takes 3.5 hours. September in Great Falls sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Anaconda.
Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Anaconda — 1 night

Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States. To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anaconda tour builder website.

Getting from Great Falls to Anaconda by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Great Falls in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 38°F in Anaconda. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
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.