6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana route planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Bozeman
— 2 nights
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
3
Billings
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

2
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bozeman: Big Sky (The Soldiers Chapel, Ousel Falls Trail, &more). There's much more to do: get curious at Museum of the Rockies, contemplate the waterfront views at Gallatin River, get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library, and browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman online itinerary planner.

Knoxville to Bozeman is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Knoxville in October, you will find days in Bozeman are slightly colder (59°F), and nights are much colder (30°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Big Sky
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Safari Company ©
Yellowstone Safari Company
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Yellowstone, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in October, things will get a bit cooler in West Yellowstone: highs are around 50°F and lows about 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Museum of the Yellowstone ©
Museum of the Yellowstone

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room, and finally learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Billings trip itinerary planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Billings by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in October: high temperatures in Billings hover around 61°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Nature · Parks · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Escape Room ©
The Grand Escape Room
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

Similar plans

9 days in Montana & Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 28 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Wyoming, Montana & Idaho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 9 days in Montana & Jackson Hole BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Oregon, Idaho & Montana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans