5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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Billings
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Big Sky
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Missoula
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery and then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Yellowstone Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, and finally look for gifts at Scheels.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Billings visit planner.

New York City to Billings is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Billings to be little chillier, temps between 46°F and 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Billings

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wineries
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Moss Mansion
4.7
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Room Escape Game
The Grand Escape Room
4.8
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Winery / Vineyard
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
4.9

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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 14th (Sat), trek along Ousel Falls Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, then hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Sky Chapel.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sky travel website.

You can drive from Billings to Big Sky in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Billings in November: high temperatures in Big Sky hover around 36°F and lows are around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Ski Area
Big Sky Resort
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Mountain
Lone Peak
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Landmark
Big Sky Chapel
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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 15th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Silver Park, test your team's savvy at Big Sky Breakout, then let the kids burn off some steam at Dragon Hollow Play Area, and finally find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Missoula tour planner.

Getting from Big Sky to Missoula by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Big Sky in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Missoula, with lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Missoula

Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Room Escape Game
Big Sky Breakout
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Biking Trail
Silver Park
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Missoula to Glacier National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature
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Water Body
Lake McDonald
4.7

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