4 days in Montana Itinerary

4 days in Montana Itinerary

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4 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Billings
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Helena
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Omaha

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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. Bitter Creek Outfitters has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), take a pleasant ride with Bitter Creek Outfitters and then admire all the interesting features of Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

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Omaha to Billings is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Billings due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Omaha in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 60°F in Billings. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Pompeys Pillar National Monument ©
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Bitter Creek Outfitters ©
Bitter Creek Outfitters

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nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yellowstone Alpen Guides, Slippery Otter Pub and Yellowstone Fishing Guides. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Alpen Guides, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Slippery Otter Pub. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then see what you can catch with Yellowstone Fishing Guides.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone vacation planning website .

You can drive from Billings to West Yellowstone in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Billings in July, you will find days in West Yellowstone are little chillier (77°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Old Faithful
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Alpen Guides ©
Yellowstone Alpen Guides

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night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 25th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Mount Helena.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helena tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Helena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in July; daily highs in Helena reach 89°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helena

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena

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