8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bozeman
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Indianapolis

3
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Gardiner (Horseback Riding Tours & River Rafting & Tubing), West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center & Yellowstone River) and The Soldiers Chapel (in Big Sky). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman and make a trip to Emerson Cultural Center.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bozeman sightseeing planner.

Indianapolis to Bozeman is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Indianapolis to Bozeman, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in September, with highs in Bozeman at 72°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Gardiner, West Yellowstone, Gem Valley Montana, The Soldiers Chapel
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Horseback Riding Tours
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

4
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Glacier: Glacier National Park (Iceberg Lake Trail, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, & more). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the West Glacier online travel route planner .

Getting from Bozeman to West Glacier by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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