8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Big Sky
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Garden Wall, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more) and Whitefish (Flashpoint Outdoor Laser Tag & Whitefish Mountain Resort). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Clements and take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our West Glacier attractions app .

Newark to West Glacier is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark to West Glacier, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in February: high temperatures in West Glacier hover around 36°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Big Sky.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Depot Park
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Swiftcurrent Mountain ©
Swiftcurrent Mountain

3
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort, then trek along Ousel Falls Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Big Sky trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from West Glacier to Big Sky takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from West Glacier in February, expect Big Sky to be little chillier, temps between 27°F and 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bozeman, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
The Soldiers Chapel ©
The Soldiers Chapel

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