7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip itinerary planner
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Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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West Glacier
— 3 nights
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Bozeman — 1 night

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 24th (Tue), engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies and then tour or see a game at Spire Climbing Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on Yellowstone Guidelines and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bozeman itinerary planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Bozeman is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bozeman when traveling from Toronto in May, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gardiner.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip

Gardiner — 1 night

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by Parks' Fly Shop and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gardiner travel planner.

Getting from Bozeman to Gardiner by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in May; daily highs in Gardiner reach 16°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.
Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

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 27th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun and then stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone trip itinerary app.

Drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. In May in West Yellowstone, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to West Glacier.
Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

West Glacier — 3 nights

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Siyeh Pass, stroll through Trail of the Cedars, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Drive from West Yellowstone to West Glacier in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In May, West Glacier is somewhat warmer than West Yellowstone - with highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Mon).
Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
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.