8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Garryowen
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Gardiner
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Great Falls
— 2 nights

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Garryowen

Garryowen ©
Garryowen is a private town in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Company, then contemplate the long history of Little Bighorn Battlefield, and then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Garryowen trip app.

Valparaiso to Garryowen is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Valparaiso in May: high temperatures in Garryowen hover around 8°F and lows are around 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Gardiner.

Things to do in Garryowen

Historic Sites · Museums

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback and then capture your vacation like a pro with Yellowstone Insight - Day Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gardiner trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Garryowen to Gardiner in 3.5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Garryowen in May, with highs in Gardiner at 57°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by Send it Home, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake, and then explore the activities along Hebgen Lake.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone day trip planning website.

You can drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Water Body
Earthquake Lake
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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 19th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, then stop by The Last Wind-Up, and then surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Guidelines.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bozeman itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in May: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 65°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

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Historic Walking Area
Downtown Bozeman
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Antique Store
The Last Wind-Up
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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 20th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre and then stroll through First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Great Falls takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In May in Great Falls, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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Historic Walking Area
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
4.8

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