8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
West Glacier
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Bozeman
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Sunti World Art Gallery (in Whitefish) and Glacier National Park (Grinnell Glacier, Jackson Glacier Overlook, & more). It doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours and get engrossed in the history at Depot Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our West Glacier itinerary app .

Houston to West Glacier is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to West Glacier due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in West Glacier reach 29°F and lows reach 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Depot Park, Sunti World Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

4
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Family-friendly places like Museum of the Rockies and Ousel Falls Trail will thrill your kids. Explore Bozeman's surroundings by going to Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner), West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, & more) and Big Sky (Big Sky Resort & The Soldiers Chapel). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Montana Grizzly Encounter, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery, and look for gifts at The Last Wind-Up.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from West Glacier to Bozeman takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Traveling from West Glacier in December, Bozeman is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Big Sky, Horseback Riding Tours
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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Horseback Riding Tours
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun

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