4 days in Montana Itinerary

4 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana journey planner
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Make it your trip
Fly to Bozeman, Drive to Helena
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Helena
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Sky
— 1 night
Drive
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Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive

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Helena — 1 night

Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helena trip itinerary builder tool.

Houston to Helena is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Helena is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in March, things will get cooler in Helena: highs are around 50°F and lows about 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Big Sky.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Big Sky — 1 night

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, then trek along Ousel Falls Trail, and finally get in touch with nature with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Big Sky travel app.

You can drive from Helena to Big Sky in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Helena in March, expect Big Sky to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°F and 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Red Lodge.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Red Lodge — 1 night

Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stop by Historic Downtown Shopping Area, then hit the slopes at Red Lodge Mountain, and then stop by Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Red Lodge trip planner.

You can drive from Big Sky to Red Lodge in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Big Sky in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Red Lodge: highs are around 49°F and lows about 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Parks · Shopping · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Montana travel guide

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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.
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