6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

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6 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Bozeman
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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hours
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 27th (Sat), see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary maker website .

Minneapolis to Bozeman is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. 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 July, Bozeman is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 28th (Sun), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gardiner trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Gardiner takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bozeman in July, with highs in Gardiner at 77°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiftcurrent Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Gardiner to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Gardiner in July, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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