8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
East Glacier Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Helena
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): make a trip to Emerson Cultural Center. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then admire the sheer force of Palisade Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bozeman travel planning tool .

Washington DC to Bozeman is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Bozeman, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in Bozeman are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are colder (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Sky
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls
Emerson Cultural Center ©
Emerson Cultural Center

2
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, explore the activities along Two Medicine Lake, and then admire the sheer force of Running Eagle Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, then admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, and then explore the activities along St. Mary Lake.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the East Glacier Park itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Bozeman to East Glacier Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helena.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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Jackson Glacier Overlook ©
Jackson Glacier Overlook
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Running Eagle Falls ©
Running Eagle Falls

3
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Helena, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, and then steep yourself in history at World Museum of Mining. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, examine the collection at Old Montana Prison Complex, see the interesting displays at Yesterday's Playthings, then get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helena driving holiday planner .

Getting from East Glacier Park to Helena by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Helena are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deer Lodge, World Museum of Mining
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Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Grant-Kohrs Ranch ©
Grant-Kohrs Ranch
Old Montana Prison Complex ©
Old Montana Prison Complex

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