6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana route planner

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

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West Glacier

— 2 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Grinnell Glacier, Swiftcurrent Mountain, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our West Glacier online trip itinerary builder.

Cleveland to West Glacier is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in West Glacier when traveling from Cleveland in May, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from West Glacier to West Yellowstone by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from West Glacier in May: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 57°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Bozeman

— 2 nights
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 20th (Fri): look and learn at Museum of the Rockies and then surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Guidelines.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bozeman trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in May, with highs in Bozeman at 65°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
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.