5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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5 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gardiner
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

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nights
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 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Emerson Cultural Center.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bozeman trip site .

Charlotte to Bozeman is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte to Bozeman, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect nights in Bozeman to be much colder, around 29°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

few
hours
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback.

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Getting from Bozeman to Gardiner by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in April, things will get slightly colder in Gardiner: highs are around 49°F and lows about 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours

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nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

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

Traveling by car from Gardiner to West Yellowstone takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gardiner in April, you will find days in West Yellowstone are little chillier (44°F), and nights are about the same (21°F). On the 13th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

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

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