7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 30​min
1
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Orlando

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 10th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary builder .

Orlando to West Yellowstone is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in West Yellowstone, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gardiner trip planner.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Gardiner in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gardiner can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Going-to-the-Sun Road, Jackson Glacier Overlook, & more). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

Make your West Glacier itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to West Glacier takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gardiner in August, expect West Glacier to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 48°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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