8 days in Glacier Country Itinerary

8 days in Glacier Country Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Glacier Country route planner
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Missoula
— 1 night
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Whitefish
— 6 nights
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Missoula — 1 night

Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Xavier Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Missoula Art Museum and then learn more about the world around you at Fort Missoula Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Missoula day trip planning app.

Kansas City to Missoula is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Missoula, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. January in Missoula sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Whitefish.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Whitefish — 6 nights

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get in touch with nature at Whitefish Mountain Resort and John's Lake Loop. Step off the beaten path and head to Great Northern Powder Guides and Big Sky Brews Cruise. Change things up with these side-trips from Whitefish: Blacktail Mountain Ski Area (in Lakeside), Swiftcurrent Pass Hike (in Glacier National Park) and Flathead Lake Charters (in Bigfork). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, play a few rounds at Whitefish Lake Golf Club, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glacier Distilling Company.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Whitefish vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Whitefish takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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