7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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Helena
— 1 night
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Big Sky
— 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.
Get outdoors at Highline Trail and St.Mary Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Iceberg Lake Trail and St. Mary Lake. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and explore the activities along Bowman Lake.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip planning app.

Minneapolis to Glacier National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Minneapolis in August since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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Virginia Falls
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Highline Trail
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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at C.M. Russell Museum, then stroll through River's Edge Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Great Falls tour builder site.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Great Falls by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, daytime highs in Great Falls are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Nature
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Art Museum
C.M. Russell Museum
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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gates of the Mountains.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helena trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Great Falls to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helena can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. 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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Mount Helena
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Religious Site
Cathedral of St. Helena
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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak, then trek along Ousel Falls Trail, and then head outdoors with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Big Sky holiday planning app.

You can drive from Helena to Big Sky in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August, Big Sky is slightly colder than Helena - with highs of 75°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Big Sky

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Lone Peak
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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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, then take an in-depth tour of Western Heritage Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Pompeys Pillar National Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Billings trip planner.

Drive from Big Sky to Billings in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Big Sky in August, you will find days in Billings are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are much warmer (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

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