8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + taxi:  20​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  21​h
End: Tel Aviv

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day
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): trek along Granite Park Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glacier National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in March, things will get cooler in Glacier National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

1
night
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Great Falls online trip planner .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Great Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus. March in Great Falls sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Helena.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
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Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©

1
night
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Reeder's Alley, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Last Chance Gulch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Helena, then admire the landmark architecture of Original Governor's Mansion, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helena online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Helena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Helena can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Original Governor's Mansion ©
Original Governor's Mansion
Reeder's Alley ©
Reeder's Alley

1
night
Bozeman

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 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Rockies, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up, then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and finally explore and take pictures at Haynes Pavilion and Ressler Motors Ice Rink.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bozeman road trip planning site .

Getting from Helena to Bozeman by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
The Last Wind-Up ©
The Last Wind-Up

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Playmill Theatre. On the 19th (Tue), get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, then explore and take pictures at Earthquake Lake, and finally see a show at Playmill Theatre. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone holiday maker .

You can drive from Bozeman to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bozeman in March; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 3°C and lows reach -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake

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