6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

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6 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h
1
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Great Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Chicago

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitefish Lake Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Depot Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Whitefish attractions app .

Chicago to Whitefish is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Whitefish is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Whitefish at 75°F and lows at 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club
City Beach ©
City Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Iceberg Lake Trail. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park holiday maker website .

You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

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

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Springs State Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Great Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Great Falls can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park

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