3 days in Montana Itinerary

3 days in Montana Itinerary

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3 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Missoula
Drive:  2​h
1
Helena
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Missoula

1
day
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena, take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Gates of the Mountains, and finally ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol.

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Missoula to Helena is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June in Helena, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

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Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol

2
nights
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour and then explore and take pictures at Earthquake Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip planner .

Drive from Helena to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, West Yellowstone is little chillier than Helena - with highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

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Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Horseback Riding Tours

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