9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

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9 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Algiers

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone travel itinerary creator.

In November, daily temperatures in West Yellowstone can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Bozeman.

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Yellowstone National Park
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

2
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bridger Bowl. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bozeman trip itinerery planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Traveling from West Yellowstone in November, expect nights in Bozeman to be about the same, around -9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

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Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bozeman to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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