7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana itinerary maker
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West Glacier
— 2 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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West Glacier — 2 nights

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and John's Lake Loop will get you outdoors. Step out of West Glacier to go to Glacier National Park and see Grinnell Glacier, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. There's more to do: hike along Trail of the Cedars.

Plan my day in West Glacier using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Seattle to West Glacier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to West Glacier. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in April; daily highs in West Glacier reach 56°F and lows reach 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to West Yellowstone.
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West Yellowstone — 1 night

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 12th (Tue), get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone sightseeing planner.

You can drive from West Glacier to West Yellowstone in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from West Glacier in April, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 44°F and lows about 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

Bozeman — 3 nights

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Step out of the city life by going to Yellowstone Guidelines and Ousel Falls Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Dan Bailey's (in Livingston) and Big Sky (Horseback Riding Tours, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more).

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary maker.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Bozeman by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in April: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 56°F and lows are around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
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.
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