7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tyler
Fly:  7​h
1
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Hardin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Tyler

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 19th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman and then look for gifts at Montana Gift Corral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman road trip site .

Tyler to Bozeman is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tyler in August, you will find days in Bozeman are slightly colder (84°F), and nights are cooler (47°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then see the interesting displays at Yellowstone Historic Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bozeman in August, with highs in West Yellowstone at 75°F and lows at 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner .

Getting from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in August: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 83°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hardin.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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

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Hardin

Hardin ©
Hardin is a city in and the county seat of Big Horn County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Trading Post & Cafe, and then take in the history at Little Bighorn Battlefield.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hardin journey planner .

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Hardin with the Route module. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Hardin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 58°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Hardin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Crow Agency, Custer Battlefield Museum
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Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©
Custer Battlefield Trading Company
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum

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