8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Big Sky
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Fort Bridger
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery and then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Gallatin Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Gallatin River, then take in the natural beauty of Norris Hot Springs, and finally admire the majestic nature at Missouri Headwaters State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bozeman online route planner .

Minneapolis to Bozeman is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Minneapolis to Bozeman, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bozeman, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sky.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norris Hot Springs, Missouri Headwaters State Park
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Norris Hot Springs ©
Norris Hot Springs
Missouri Headwaters State Park ©
Missouri Headwaters State Park
Gallatin Canyon ©
Gallatin Canyon

2
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get outside with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, then get interesting insight from Tours, then trek along Beehive Basin Trail, and finally fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Big Sky Golf Course, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then hit the slopes at Yellowstone Club, and finally stroll through Ousel Falls Trail.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Big Sky day trip site .

Getting from Bozeman to Big Sky by car takes about an hour. In March, Big Sky is a bit cooler than Bozeman - with highs of 37°F and lows of 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Fort Bridger.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Yellowstone Club ©
Yellowstone Club
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

1
night
Fort Bridger

Fort Bridger ©
Fort Bridger is a census-designated place (CDP) in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Bridger State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Bridger day trip app .

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Fort Bridger takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Big Sky in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Fort Bridger: highs are around 47°F and lows about 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Fort Bridger

Historic Sites
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Fort Bridger State Historic Site ©
Fort Bridger State Historic Site

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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Loop Road and Steamboat Geyser. Explore hidden gems such as String Lake and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Cascade Canyon & Inspiration Point). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, hike along Monument Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring.

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You can drive from Fort Bridger to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Fort Bridger in March, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 36°F and lows about 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Steamboat Geyser ©
Steamboat Geyser
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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