8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  10​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Bozeman
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  8​h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park journey maker .

Philadelphia to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Philadelphia in July, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along Great Northern Mountain, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Depot Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tally Lake Campground and then hit the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Whitefish day trip app .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Whitefish in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Tally Lake Campground ©
Tally Lake Campground

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle and Carriage House and The Soldiers Chapel. Explore hidden gems such as Chico Hot Springs and Glen Lake Rotary Park - Bozeman Beach (formerly East Gallatin Recreation Area). Venture out of the city with trips to Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner) and Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, browse the different shops at Gallatin Valley Mall, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Whitefish to Bozeman in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Bozeman, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Big Sky, Horseback Riding Tours, Castle and Carriage House, Chico Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Castle and Carriage House ©
Castle and Carriage House
Chico Hot Springs ©
Chico Hot Springs

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