5 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

5 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

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Cooke City
— 1 day
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Red Lodge
— 2 nights
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Billings
— 2 nights

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Cooke City

Cooke City ©
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by Cooke City General Store, take an in-depth tour of Cooke City Montana Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clarks Fork Trail, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clay Butte Fire Lookout Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cooke City online trip itinerary maker.

Minneapolis to Cooke City is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Cooke City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in August, you will find days in Cooke City are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are cooler (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Red Lodge.

Things to do in Cooke City

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cooke City Montana Museum ©
Cooke City Montana Museum
Clay Butte Fire Lookout Tower ©
Clay Butte Fire Lookout Tower

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Red Lodge

Red Lodge ©
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Lake Fork Trail, explore the activities along Wild Bill Lake, and then trek along Silver Run Trails. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Carbon County Historical Society and Museum, view the masterpieces at Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery, and then stop by Montana Candy Emporium.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Red Lodge trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Cooke City to Red Lodge takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Cooke City in August, things will get a bit warmer in Red Lodge: highs are around 79°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Billings.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Carbon County Historical Society and Museum ©
Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery ©
Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery
Montana Candy Emporium ©
Montana Candy Emporium

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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. On the 12th (Wed), stroll around Pioneer Park, then get engrossed in the history at Yellowstone County Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Canyon Creek Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Scheels, look for all kinds of wild species at Four Dances Recreation Area, then do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Angry Hank's Microbrewery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Billings trip maker tool.

You can drive from Red Lodge to Billings in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Red Lodge in August: highs in Billings hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Creek Brewing ©
Canyon Creek Brewing
Yellowstone County Museum ©
Yellowstone County Museum
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

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