5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Helena
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 2 nights

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Big Sky trip planner.

Dallas to Big Sky is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in August, with highs in Big Sky at 75°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Big Sky

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
The Soldiers Chapel
The Soldiers Chapel

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Gates of the Mountains, then get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, and then admire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Helena.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Helena trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Helena takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Big Sky in August: high temperatures in Helena hover around 86°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Helena

Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then trek along Trail of the Cedars.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the West Glacier road trip site.

Traveling by car from Helena to West Glacier takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Helena in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in West Glacier, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Trail of the Cedars ©
Trail of the Cedars
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

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