8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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Billings
— 2 nights

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then hike along Highline Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park vacation planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Glacier National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Glacier National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Winnipeg, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Highline Trail
4.8
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Virginia Falls
4.9

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 7th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gates of the Mountains, stop by The Parrot Confectionery, then get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helena travel app.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Helena in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Helena is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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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. On the 8th (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Missouri Headwaters State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman planning app.

Drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Billings.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Rimrocks, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Pictograph Cave State Park and then explore the world behind art at Yellowstone Art Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Billings road trip tool.

Getting from Bozeman to Billings by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bozeman in August since evenings lows in Billings dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Moss Mansion
4.7

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