8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Helena
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
3
Bozeman
— 3 nights

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 24th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena, then take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Blackfoot River Brewing Co, and finally explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helena travel planner.

Kansas City to Helena is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Helena. In May, Helena is slightly colder than Kansas City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
World Museum of Mining ©
World Museum of Mining

2
nights
West Yellowstone

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 27th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, then examine the collection at Museum of the Yellowstone, and finally identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone day trip app.

Traveling by car from Helena to West Yellowstone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in May, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 57°F and lows about 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

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

3
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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Explore hidden gems such as American Computer & Robotics Museum and Lone Peak. Take a break from the city and head to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park and Ousel Falls Trail. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Palisade Falls and take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Bozeman by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in May; daily highs in Bozeman reach 65°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park ©
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

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