6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

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6 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Helena
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online sightseeing planner .

Charlotte to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in August, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be colder, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Apikuni Falls ©
Apikuni Falls
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tee off at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Great Northern Brewing Company.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitefish day trip planning site .

Drive from Glacier National Park to Whitefish in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Golf
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Great Northern Brewing Company ©
Great Northern Brewing Company
Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club

1
night
Missoula

Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 5th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Missoula online day trip planner .

Drive from Whitefish to Missoula in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Missoula are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
St. Francis Xavier Church ©
St. Francis Xavier Church

1
night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helena online road trip planner .

You can drive from Missoula to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Helena, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains

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