6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

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Gardiner
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 3 nights

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gardiner tour builder app.

Phoenix to Gardiner is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Gardiner reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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 28th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Iceberg Lake Trail, Jackson Glacier Overlook, &more). There's still lots to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our West Glacier trip planning app.

Drive from West Yellowstone to West Glacier in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, expect West Glacier to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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