25 days in Montana Itinerary

25 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip itinerary planner
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Browning
— 1 day
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalispell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Missoula
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helena
— 16 nights

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Browning — 1 day

Browning is a town in Glacier County, Montana. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village as well as DeBoo's Ranch Adventures. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Plains Indian, and then get a taste of life in the country at DeBoo's Ranch Adventures.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Browning online travel planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Browning. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.
Museums · Shopping
Side Trip

Glacier National Park — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes River Rafting & Tubing, Scenic Point Trail, Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the local landmarks with Glacier Park Red Bus Tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Avalanche Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Browning to Glacier National Park takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Whitefish.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Whitefish — 2 nights

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Glacier ZipLines has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at Glacier ZipLines, then tee off at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, and then head outdoors with State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glacier National Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Whitefish trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Whitefish in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Whitefish can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalispell.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips

Kalispell — 2 nights

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Flathead Lake and then head outdoors with Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Eric Thorsen Art Studio, then walk around Lone Pine State Park, and then explore the galleries of Conrad Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalispell online day trip planner.

Kalispell is very close to Whitefish. In May in Kalispell, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Missoula.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Missoula — 2 nights

Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. On the 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, and then stop by Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at University of Montana, then learn more about the world around you at Montana Natural History Center, and then stroll through Bison Range.

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Traveling by car from Kalispell to Missoula takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Missoula can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Helena.
Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping
Side Trip

Helena — 16 nights

Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helena: Madison River (in Yellowstone National Park), Great Falls (Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, C.M. Russell Museum, &more) and First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park (in Ulm). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, and get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helena trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Helena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Helena can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 42°F.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

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.