7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Headframe Spirits, then steep yourself in history at World Museum of Mining, and then get a taste of life in the country at Grant-Kohrs Ranch.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Helena day trip planning site .

Washington DC to Helena is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Helena is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect little chillier with lows of 57°F in Helena. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Butte, Grant-Kohrs Ranch
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Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena

2
nights
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 31st (Wed): cast your line with a fishing tour and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Earthquake Lake, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center.

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Drive from Helena to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in July, expect West Yellowstone to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

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Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Montana Grizzly Encounter, take an in-depth tour of American Computer Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, expect Bozeman to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
Montana Grizzly Encounter ©
Montana Grizzly Encounter

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