7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Make it your trip
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West Glacier
— 2 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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West Glacier

— 2 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Goat Lick Overlook, St.Mary Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read West Glacier travel itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to West Glacier is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to West Glacier is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in West Glacier, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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 25th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally stop by Send it Home.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone holiday maker website.

Getting from West Glacier to West Yellowstone by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from West Glacier in June; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 69°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Gardiner

— 1 night
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Year Round Safaris, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gardiner travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Gardiner takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll the grounds of The Soldiers Chapel, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Museum of the Rockies.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bozeman trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Gardiner to Bozeman by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Gardiner in June, expect Bozeman to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Tours · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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.