6 days in Montana Itinerary

6 days in Montana Itinerary

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6 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip builder website .

Washington DC 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Glacier National Park. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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

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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 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Great Falls journey planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 24th (Mon), cast your line with a fishing tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip planning app .

Drive from Great Falls to West Yellowstone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle; or fly. In June, West Yellowstone is slightly colder than Great Falls - with highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies, take an in-depth tour of American Computer Museum, and then get curious at Children's Museum of Bozeman.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bozeman road trip website .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, expect Bozeman to be a bit warmer, temps between 77°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer Museum ©
American Computer Museum
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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