8 days in Yellowstone Country Itinerary

8 days in Yellowstone Country Itinerary

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Fly to Billings Logan International Airport, Drive to Red Lodge
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Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive
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Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nevada City
— 1 night
Drive to Gallatin Field, Fly to Wichita

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Red Lodge

— 1 night
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll through Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary and then view the masterpieces at Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Silver Run Trails, then contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Bill Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Fork Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Red Lodge holiday tool.

Wichita to Red Lodge is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wichita to Red Lodge is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Wichita in July, with highs in Red Lodge at 83°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Parks · Shopping · Trails · Outdoors

Bozeman

— 1 night
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 (Tue): look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, explore the activities along Gallatin River, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Last Wind-Up, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Red Lodge to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bozeman when traveling from Red Lodge in July, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Bozeman

Childrens Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Gardiner

— 1 night
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, look for gifts at Parks' Fly Shop, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gardiner route website.

Drive from Bozeman to Gardiner in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bozeman in July, with highs in Gardiner at 77°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Adventure

West Yellowstone

— 3 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lone Peak and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting West Yellowstone side-trips: Big Sky (The Soldiers Chapel, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nevada City.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Nevada City

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see a world frozen in time at Nevada City Ghost Town.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nevada City sightseeing planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Nevada City in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in July, with highs in Nevada City at 85°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nevada City

Historic Sites