8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Missoula
— 1 night
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Helena
— 3 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Livingston
— 1 night

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and then look for all kinds of wild species at National Bison Range. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center, learn more about the world around you at Fort Missoula Museum, and then get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Missoula journey planner.

Atlanta to Missoula is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In November, Missoula is much colder than Atlanta - with highs of 41°F and lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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National Bison Range ©
National Bison Range
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center ©
Aerial Fire Depot and Smokejumper Center

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Helena and Gates of the Mountains. Museum-lovers will appreciate World Museum of Mining and Old Montana Prison Complex. Step out of Helena to go to Butte and see Headframe Spirits, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, experience the excitement of Great Northern Carousel, and get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helena tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Missoula to Helena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Helena, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 23°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Helena

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena

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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 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, then trek along River's Edge Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Helena to Great Falls by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Great Falls sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
River's Edge Trail ©
River's Edge Trail
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum

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Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ousel Falls Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, and then look for gifts at Lone Mountain Ranch Outdoor Shop.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Big Sky trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Big Sky takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. In November, Big Sky is a bit cooler than Great Falls - with highs of 36°F and lows of 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Livingston.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Lone Mountain Ranch Outdoor Shop ©
Lone Mountain Ranch Outdoor Shop

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Livingston

Livingston ©
Livingston is a city and the county seat of Park County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Guidelines.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Livingston tour website.

Drive from Big Sky to Livingston in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Big Sky in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Livingston: highs are around 46°F and lows about 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Livingston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Yellowstone Guidelines ©
Yellowstone Guidelines

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