5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
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Great Falls
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West Yellowstone
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Billings
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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get outside with John's Lake Loop. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain and then get outside with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike.

Plan trip to Glacier National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Lexington to Glacier National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lexington to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. In December, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler than Lexington - with highs of 29°F and lows of 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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Outdoor Activity
Swiftcurrent Pass Hike
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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, then enjoy some music at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Falls vacation maker site.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In December in Great Falls, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 14°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Great Falls

Nature · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Historic Walking Area
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
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Art Museum
C.M. Russell Museum
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Country Snowmobile Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally stop by Send it Home.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the West Yellowstone holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to West Yellowstone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Great Falls in December; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 21°F and lows reach -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Send it Home
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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for gifts at Scheels and then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Billings online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Billings by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in December; daily highs in Billings reach 33°F and lows reach 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Fun & Games · Shopping
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Room Escape Game
The Grand Escape Room
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Scheels
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