6 days in Big Sky & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

6 days in Big Sky & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel, and then trek along Ousel Falls Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sky trip planning app.

Minneapolis to Big Sky is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in September, expect nights in Big Sky to be cooler, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

4
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner.

You can drive from Big Sky to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In September in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails