7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Whitefish
— 1 night
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Helena
— 1 night
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Big Sky
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, and then trek along Highline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): hike along Trail of the Cedars, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Newark to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Newark in August, expect cooler with lows of 48°F in Glacier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive
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Must see
Highline Trail
4.8

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Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tee off at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, then enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Great Northern Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Whitefish online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Whitefish takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Whitefish are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Nature
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Must see
City Beach
4.2

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Helena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gates of the Mountains.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helena trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Whitefish to Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Whitefish in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Must see
Mount Helena
4.9
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Religious Site
Cathedral of St. Helena
4.7

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 9th (Fri), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then get outside with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, and then hike along Ousel Falls Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Big Sky trip builder site.

You can drive from Helena to Big Sky in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helena in August; daily highs in Big Sky reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
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