8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Billings
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Helena
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 1 night

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Scheels, then admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone Art Museum, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens, examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks, and finally test your team's savvy at The Grand Escape Room.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Billings driving holiday planning app.

Jackson to Billings is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jackson to Billings due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jackson in October, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Billings: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Escape Room ©
The Grand Escape Room
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

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nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ousel Falls Trail and American Computer & Robotics Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sky (Horseback Riding Tours & Fishing Charters & Tours). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Gallatin River, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bozeman road trip site.

Getting from Billings to Bozeman by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Billings in October, expect little chillier with lows of 30°F in Bozeman. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gallatin River ©
Gallatin River
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in October, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 50°F and lows about 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

1
night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helena itinerary tool.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Helena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from West Yellowstone in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Helena: highs are around 60°F and lows about 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Mountain Flying and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Missoula trip maker site.

You can drive from Helena to Missoula in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Missoula sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Missoula

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Museum of Mountain Flying ©
Museum of Mountain Flying

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