7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana tour planner
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Make it your trip
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West Glacier
— 3 nights
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Big Sky
— 3 nights
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West Glacier — 3 nights

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Glacier National Park. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Eric Thorsen Art Studio (in Bigfork) and Glacier National Park (Virginia Falls, Going-to-the-Sun Road, &more).

Plan my day in West Glacier using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Durham to West Glacier is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Durham to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Durham, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in West Glacier, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Big Sky.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Big Sky — 3 nights

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Ousel Falls Trail, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Big Sky tour builder website.

Traveling by car from West Glacier to Big Sky takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from West Glacier in July, things will get little chillier in Big Sky: highs are around 77°F and lows about 39°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · 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.