8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Miles City
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Big Sky
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Billings

3
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Explore Big Sky's surroundings by going to West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, & more) and Bozeman (Museum of the Rockies & Downtown Bozeman). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort, stroll the grounds of The Soldiers Chapel, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lone Peak.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sky attractions planner.

Glasgow to Big Sky is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Glasgow in December, expect Big Sky to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°F and -1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Bozeman
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Logan Pass, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Amazing Fun Center.

Before you visit West Glacier, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Big Sky to West Glacier in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sky in December, with highs in West Glacier at 29°F and lows at 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Amazing Fun Center
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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