5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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5 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
West Glacier
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Bozeman
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then hike along Trail of the Cedars.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read West Glacier trip maker app .

New York City to West Glacier is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in West Glacier: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

1
day
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 20th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip itinerary planner.

Drive from West Glacier to West Yellowstone in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from West Glacier in June, expect West Yellowstone to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for gifts at The Last Wind-Up and then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, Bozeman is a bit warmer than West Yellowstone - with highs of 77°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies

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