8 days in Central Montana Itinerary

8 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Montana journey maker

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Make it your trip
Fly to Great Falls International Airport, Drive to Shelby
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Shelby
— 1 night
Drive
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Havre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Great Falls
— 4 nights
Fly

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Shelby

— 1 night
Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, see the interesting displays at Marias Museum of History & Art, make a trip to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby, then look for gifts at The Prairie Peddler, and finally hike along Roadrunner Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Shelby trip planner.

Phoenix to Shelby is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Shelby reach 82°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Havre.

Things to do in Shelby

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Havre

— 2 nights
Havre is the county seat and largest town in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Blaine County Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Blain County Wildlife Museum, and then take in the history at Bear Paw Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets, delve into the distant past at Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Triple Dog Brewing.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Havre holiday website.

Drive from Shelby to Havre in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Havre can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Havre

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Great Falls

— 4 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Great Falls: Fort Benton (Fort Benton Bridge, Fort Benton Museums & Heritage Complex, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, stroll around Gibson Park, take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre, and look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Springs State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Falls day trip planning website.

You can drive from Havre to Great Falls in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Great Falls can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip