8 days in Central Montana Itinerary

8 days in Central Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Montana tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Great Falls
— 3 nights
Drive
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Havre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Shelby
— 2 nights
Drive to Great Falls International Airport, Fly to Joplin Regional Airport

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Great Falls

— 3 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Great Falls is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral, stroll around Gibson Park, and admire the sheer force of Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Falls trip planner.

Joplin to Great Falls is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Joplin to Great Falls is minus 1 hour. In September, Great Falls is slightly colder than Joplin - with highs of 71°F and lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Havre.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Beneath the Streets, then explore the ancient world of Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Triple Dog Brewing. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Blaine County Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Blain County Wildlife Museum, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Bear Paw Battlefield.

Find out how to plan Havre trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Great Falls to Havre in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shelby.

Things to do in Havre

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Shelby

— 2 nights
Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Carousel Rest Area of Shelby, examine the collection at Marias Museum of History & Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Montana Veteran's Memorial Flag and Park, then stop by The Prairie Peddler, and finally trek along Roadrunner Trail.

Plan my trip to Shelby with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Havre to Shelby by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Shelby can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shelby

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors