4 days in Montana Itinerary

4 days in Montana Itinerary

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4 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Garden City
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Garden City

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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 15th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then stop by Eagle's Store.

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Garden City to West Yellowstone is an approximately 15-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Garden City to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Garden City in June; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 69°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Eagle's Store ©
Eagle's Store

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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 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, things will get a bit warmer in Glacier National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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