7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Billings
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Palisade Falls, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bozeman route planner .

Orlando to Bozeman is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Bozeman is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect nights in Bozeman to be colder, around 47°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
Fishing Charters & Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ousel Falls Trail and Yellowstone Big Gun Fun. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Big Sky (Big Sky Resort & The Soldiers Chapel). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Send it Home, and stroll through Earthquake Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone road trip tool .

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in August, expect West Yellowstone to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Billings.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Sky
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Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Trading Company, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Billings trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from West Yellowstone to Billings by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. While traveling from West Yellowstone, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Billings, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Custer Battlefield Museum, Custer Battlefield Trading Company
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Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©
Custer Battlefield Trading Company
Horseback Riding Tours

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