8 days in Billings & Glacier National Park Itinerary

8 days in Billings & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Billings & Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Billings
1
Billings
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Billings

4
nights
Billings

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. Explore Billings' surroundings by going to Pompeys Pillar National Monument (in Pompeys Pillar), Bighorn Trout Shop (in Fort Smith) and Custer Battlefield Museum (in Garryowen). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Little Bighorn Battlefield, get to know the resident critters at ZooMontana, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, and admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone Art Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Billings vacation maker app .

September in Billings sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crow Agency, Bighorn Trout Shop, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, Pompeys Pillar National Monument, Custer Battlefield Museum
Highlights from your plan
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Horseback Riding Tours
Pictograph Cave State Park ©
Pictograph Cave State Park

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Billings to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, Glacier National Park is slightly colder than Billings - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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