21 days in Montana Itinerary

21 days in Montana Itinerary

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21 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Big Sky
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Billings
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Malta
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Tel Aviv

3
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. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park (in Three Forks), Madison River (in Yellowstone National Park) and Chico Hot Springs (in Pray). There's lots more to do: get curious at Museum of the Rockies, browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and see the interesting displays at American Computer Museum.

Plan trip to Bozeman with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bozeman is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Bozeman, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Bozeman is much colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Madison River, Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, Chico Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Montana Grizzly Encounter ©
Montana Grizzly Encounter
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Madison River ©
Madison River

4
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, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and hike along Highline Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

3
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 (Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Gibbon Falls, & more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone sightseeing app .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in August, with highs in West Yellowstone at 28°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Ousel Falls Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and then hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sky visit planning tool .

Drive from West Yellowstone to Big Sky in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Big Sky can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Bozeman.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
The Soldiers Chapel ©
The Soldiers Chapel

1
night
Bozeman

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bozeman tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Big Sky to Bozeman in an hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Big Sky in September; daily highs in Bozeman reach 26°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
Bozeman Spirits Distillery ©
Bozeman Spirits Distillery

2
nights
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Pictograph Cave State Park, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the next day, stop by Scheels, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZooMontana, then explore the world behind art at Yellowstone Art Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Billings trip planning website .

You can drive from Bozeman to Billings in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Billings. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Malta.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

2
nights
Malta

Malta ©
Malta is a city in, and the county seat of, Phillips County, Montana, United States, located at the intersection of U.S. On the 6th (Fri), get curious at Great Plains Dinosaur Museum, then examine the collection at Phillips County Museum, and then take in the natural beauty of Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs & Resort.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Malta trip app .

Traveling by car from Billings to Malta takes 3.5 hours. September in Malta sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs & Resort
Highlights from your plan
Great Plains Dinosaur Museum ©
Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Phillips County Museum ©
Phillips County Museum

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