6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 2 nights
Drive
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West Glacier
— 2 nights
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Bozeman

— 1 night
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. You've now added Montana Angler Fly Fishing to your itinerary. On the 25th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, then see what you can catch with Montana Angler Fly Fishing, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bozeman vacation planner.

Tallahassee to Bozeman is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tallahassee to Bozeman. While traveling from Tallahassee, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Bozeman, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Gardiner

— 2 nights
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, get great views at Calcite Springs Overlook, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then admire the sheer force of Undine Falls, and finally take a memorable drive along Firehole Lake Drive. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback and then take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gardiner trip planner.

Drive from Bozeman to Gardiner in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in August; daily highs in Gardiner reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Gardiner

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

West Glacier

— 2 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the activities along Lake McDonald, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our West Glacier trip planner.

You can drive from Gardiner to West Glacier in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Gardiner in August, things will get a bit warmer in West Glacier: highs are around 83°F and lows about 48°F. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.