43 days in Alexandria & Southeast Montana Itinerary

43 days in Alexandria & Southeast Montana Itinerary

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Alexandria
— 18 nights
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Drive to Lafayette Regional Airport, Fly to Billings Logan International Airport, Drive to Garryowen
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Garryowen
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Miles City
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Glendive
— 1 night
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Billings
— 7 nights
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Red Lodge
— 4 nights
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Cooke City
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Livingston
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Kalispell
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Alexandria — 18 nights

Alexandria is the ninth-largest city in the state of Louisiana and is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Ferriday (Frogmore Plantation, The Jerry Lee Lewis Museum, &more), Lafayette (Vermilionville, Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, &more) and Natchez (Rosalie Mansion, Stanton Hall, &more). There's much more to do: try to win big at Margaritaville Resort Casino, don't miss a visit to Greenwood Plantation, head outdoors with Living The Dream Guide Service, and contemplate the long history of Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile Store.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip planner.

Dallas to Alexandria is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. May in Alexandria sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Garryowen.
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Garryowen — 1 night

Garryowen is a private town in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. On the 16th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Custer Battlefield Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Little Bighorn Battlefield, and then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Company.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Garryowen online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alexandria to Garryowen. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Alexandria in June, with highs in Garryowen at 8°F and lows at 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Miles City.
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Miles City — 1 night

Miles City is a city in and the county seat of Custer County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Range Riders Museum and then learn about winemaking at Tongue River Winery.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miles City trip maker site.

Getting from Garryowen to Miles City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Garryowen in June, expect Miles City to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glendive.
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Museums · Wineries

Glendive — 1 night

Glendive is a city in and the county seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Makoshika State Park and then take an in-depth tour of Frontier Gateway Museum.

Discover how to plan a Glendive trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Miles City to Glendive in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Billings.
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Billings — 7 nights

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. Take a break from Billings with a short trip to Pompeys Pillar National Monument in Pompeys Pillar, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Angry Hank's Microbrewery, trot along with a tour on horseback, stroll through Four Dances Recreation Area, and admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone Art Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Billings online trip maker.

Drive from Glendive to Billings in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Billings sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Red Lodge.
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Red Lodge — 4 nights

Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Take a break from Red Lodge with a short trip to Fishtail General Store in Fishtail, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery, trek along Silver Run Trails, examine the collection at Carbon County Historical Society and Museum, and stroll through Lake Fork Trail.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Red Lodge tour planner.

Getting from Billings to Red Lodge by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Billings in June: highs in Red Lodge hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cooke City.
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Cooke City — 2 nights

Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stop by Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe, get engrossed in the history at Cooke City Montana Museum, and then stroll through Clarks Fork Trail. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Yellowstone Trading Post and then take in panoramic vistas at Clay Butte Fire Lookout Tower.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cooke City trip planner.

You can drive from Red Lodge to Cooke City in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Red Lodge in June, expect Cooke City to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Livingston.
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Livingston — 3 nights

Livingston is a city and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States. Livingston is known for wildlife, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on Yellowstone Guidelines, examine the collection at Livingston Depot Center, make a trip to Gem Valley Montana, and take an in-depth tour of Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Livingston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cooke City to Livingston takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cooke City in July, with highs in Livingston at 88°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kalispell.
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Kalispell — 5 nights

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Columbia Falls (Montana Vortex and House of Mystery & The Shops at Station 8). And it doesn't end there: walk around Lone Pine State Park, tee off at Northern Pines Golf Club, see the interesting displays at Northwest Montana History Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Flathead Lake State Park.

Start your trip to Kalispell by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Livingston to Kalispell in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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