4 days in Montana Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 1 day
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Great Falls
— 1 night
West Glacier
— 1 night


Bozeman — 1 day

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Gallatin History Museum, take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman.

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Minneapolis to Bozeman is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Bozeman is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Minneapolis in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bozeman, with highs around 49°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.
Museums · Historic Sites

West Yellowstone — 1 night

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then steep yourself in history at Earthquake Lake.

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You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In March, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler than Bozeman - with highs of 37°F and lows of 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Great Falls.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Great Falls — 1 night

Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): walk around Gibson Park, then admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, and then hike along River's Edge Trail.

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You can drive from West Yellowstone to Great Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in March; daily highs in Great Falls reach 48°F and lows reach 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to West Glacier.
Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

West Glacier — 1 night

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 18th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake McDonald, then tour the pleasant surroundings at John's Lake Loop, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Drive from Great Falls to West Glacier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Montana travel guide

River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
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.