4 days in Montana Itinerary

4 days in Montana Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Whitefish
— 1 night
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Big Sky — 1 night

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 12th (Fri), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Ousel Falls Trail, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sky travel app.

Charlotte to Big Sky is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Big Sky due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in August: highs in Big Sky hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Great Falls.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

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 14th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and then tee off at Valley View Garden Golf.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Falls trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Great Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, car, and bus. In August, Great Falls is a bit warmer than Big Sky - with highs of 84°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Whitefish.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf · Nightlife

Whitefish — 1 night

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): head outdoors with State of Mind Fishing Charters LLC.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitefish trip planning tool.

Getting from Great Falls to Whitefish by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Whitefish are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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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.