5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Make it your trip
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West Glacier
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Sky
— 2 nights
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West Glacier

— 1 night
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the West Glacier online journey planner.

Sydney, Australia to West Glacier is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to West Glacier. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in West Glacier, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Adventure · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trip

Big Sky

— 2 nights
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 3rd (Thu), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

You can plan Big Sky trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from West Glacier to Big Sky in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In August, Big Sky is a bit cooler than West Glacier - with highs of 28°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

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.