7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen, Scotland
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bozeman
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h
End: Aberdeen, Scotland

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, and then explore and take pictures at University of Montana.

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Aberdeen, UK to Missoula is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Missoula. Traveling from Aberdeen in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 0°C in Missoula. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
University of Montana
University of Montana

1
night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 3rd (Tue), grab your bike and head to Mount Helena, get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helena trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Missoula to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Helena sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 4th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and then explore the activities along Earthquake Lake.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone visit planning app .

Getting from Helena to West Yellowstone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Helena in April, expect West Yellowstone to be slightly colder, temps between 7°C and -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

1
day
Bozeman

Bozeman
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Bridger Bowl.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bozeman day trip website .

Drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in April; daily highs in Bozeman reach 16°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Nature Winter Sports Outdoors

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