30 days in Montana Itinerary

30 days in Montana Itinerary

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Billings
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 4 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 4 nights
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Missoula
— 4 nights
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Whitefish
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Great Falls
— 3 nights

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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. Go for a jaunt from Billings to Crow Agency to see Little Bighorn Battlefield about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room, trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by Scheels, and explore the world behind art at Yellowstone Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Billings trip planner.

Brookings to Billings is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brookings to Billings due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Billings are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Little Bighorn Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Escape Room ©
The Grand Escape Room
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bozeman: Livingston (Yellowstone Guidelines & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Big Sky (Lone Peak, Big Sky Resort, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, test your team's savvy at Escape Room Montana, sample the fine beverages at Bozeman Spirits Distillery, and engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bozeman travel route builder site.

Getting from Billings to Bozeman by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Billings in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Sky, Livingston, Escape Room Montana
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Guidelines ©
Yellowstone Guidelines
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun. On your second day here, get outside with Madison River Outfitters and then explore the activities along Yellowstone River.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone online route builder.

Getting from Bozeman to West Yellowstone by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in November, you will find days in West Yellowstone are slightly colder (36°F), and nights are about the same (16°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helena.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Helena: Butte (Headframe Spirits, Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, &more) and Old Montana Prison Complex (in Deer Lodge). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackfoot River Brewing Co, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, and take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helena road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Helena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in November: high temperatures in Helena hover around 43°F and lows are around 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Butte, Old Montana Prison Complex
Highlights from your plan
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Headframe Spirits ©
Headframe Spirits
Blackfoot River Brewing Co ©
Blackfoot River Brewing Co

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Explore Missoula's surroundings by going to Philipsburg (Winninghoff Park & Philipsburg Brewing Company) and Polson (Sacajawea Park & Flathead Lake). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, explore the landscape on two wheels at Silver Park, get engrossed in the history at Fort Missoula Museum, and let little ones run wild at McCormick Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Missoula trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Helena to Missoula takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Missoula are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Philipsburg, Polson
Highlights from your plan
Flathead Lake ©
Flathead Lake
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Big Sky Breakout ©
Big Sky Breakout

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Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Whitefish: Bigfork (Swan River Nature Trail, Whistling Andy, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Hidden Key Escape Games, learn the secrets of beer at Big Sky Brews Cruise, take a peaceful walk through Flathead National Forest, and see what you can catch with State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Whitefish online holiday planner.

You can drive from Missoula to Whitefish in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Bigfork
Highlights from your plan
State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC ©
State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC
Hidden Key Escape Games ©
Hidden Key Escape Games
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), hike the day away at Highline Trail. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake McDonald, take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls, and trek along Avalanche Lake.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park itinerary website.

You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Swiftcurrent Mountain ©
Swiftcurrent Mountain

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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Step out of Great Falls with an excursion to White Cliffs in Fort Benton--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at C.M. Russell Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, trek along River's Edge Trail, and walk around Gibson Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Falls road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. November in Great Falls sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 23°F at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

White Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
River's Edge Trail ©
River's Edge Trail
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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