7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Durham to West Yellowstone is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to West Yellowstone is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Durham in September, you will find days in West Yellowstone are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are much colder (32°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 1st (Thu), steep yourself in history at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Great Falls journey builder app.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Great Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in September: high temperatures in Great Falls hover around 71°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park

3
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at St. Mary Lake, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, then hike along Highline Trail, and finally trek along Grinnell Glacier.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Great Falls to Glacier National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Lake ©
St. Mary Lake
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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