7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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West Glacier
— 3 nights
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Big Sky
— 3 nights
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West Glacier

— 3 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Virginia Falls, Going-to-the-Sun Road, &more). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, trek along Trail of the Cedars, and stroll through Siyeh Pass.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our West Glacier tour builder website.

Newark to West Glacier is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to West Glacier. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Newark in July since evenings lows in West Glacier dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Big Sky

— 3 nights
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Big Sky: West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center & Yellowstone Big Gun Fun). There's lots more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, and hike along Ousel Falls Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Big Sky vacation planner.

Drive from West Glacier to Big Sky in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from West Glacier in July: high temperatures in Big Sky hover around 77°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.