7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Bozeman

— 2 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Change things up with these side-trips from Bozeman: Big Sky (Lone Peak, Big Sky Resort, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up, look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, and get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip maker site.

Seattle to Bozeman is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in April, things will get little chillier in Bozeman: highs are around 56°F and lows about 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bozeman in April, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 44°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park holiday builder app.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in April, expect Glacier National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 56°F and 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.