6 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

6 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

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6 days in Southeast Montana Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Billings
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Livingston
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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nights
Billings

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 8th (Thu), trot along with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at ZooMontana, then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Canyon Creek Brewing.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Billings road trip planning app .

Fort Lauderdale to Billings is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Billings: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Red Lodge.

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Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
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ZooMontana

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Red Lodge

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Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Bill Lake, shop like a local with Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery, and then stroll through Lake Fork Trail.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Red Lodge travel website .

Drive from Billings to Red Lodge in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Billings in August: highs in Red Lodge hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Livingston.

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Livingston

Livingston is a city and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States. On the 12th (Mon), trek along Pine Creek Trail and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Livingston trip maker tool .

Drive from Red Lodge to Livingston in 2 hours. Traveling from Red Lodge in August, you will find days in Livingston are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are a bit cooler (49°F). You'll set off for home on the 13th (Tue).

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