7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 1 day
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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Billings
— 1 night

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Highline Trail, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, and get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park road trip planner.

Charlotte to Glacier National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in August, you will find days in Glacier National Park are little chillier (83°F), and nights are cooler (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Grinnell Glacier
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, West Yellowstone is slightly colder than Glacier National Park - with highs of 75°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gardiner holiday planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Gardiner by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
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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. On the 28th (Fri), look for gifts at Scheels and then explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Billings road trip app.

Getting from Gardiner to Billings by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Gardiner in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Billings, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Scheels
4.6

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