8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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Big Sky
— 1 night
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Anaconda
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 1 night
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 2 nights

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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 22nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ousel Falls Trail, and then get outside with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sky trip itinerary builder.

Louisville to Big Sky is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Louisville to Big Sky due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Louisville in March; daily highs in Big Sky reach 37°F and lows reach 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Anaconda.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lone Peak ©
Lone Peak
Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports ©

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Anaconda

Anaconda ©
Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States. On the 23rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Discovery Ski Area and then stop by Montana Gems of Philipsburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Philipsburg Brewing Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Headframe Spirits, and then contemplate the long history of World Museum of Mining.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anaconda trip website.

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Anaconda takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Big Sky in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaconda, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Anaconda

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Discovery Ski Area ©
Discovery Ski Area
World Museum of Mining ©
World Museum of Mining
Montana Gems of Philipsburg ©
Montana Gems of Philipsburg

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Helena, and then identify plant and animal life at Gates of the Mountains.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helena trip site.

Drive from Anaconda to Helena in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Anaconda in March, Helena is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Cathedral of St. Helena ©
Cathedral of St. 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. On the 26th (Thu), steep yourself in history at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Falls online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helena to Great Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Great Falls can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot, tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach, and then play a few rounds at Whitefish Lake Golf Club.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the West Glacier trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Great Falls to West Glacier in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in West Glacier can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club
City Beach ©
City Beach
The Polebridge Mercantile ©
The Polebridge Mercantile

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