9 days in Atlanta & Montana Itinerary

9 days in Atlanta & Montana Itinerary

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9 days in Atlanta & Montana Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
1
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Red Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Big Sky
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Helena
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Step off the beaten path and head to State Botanical Garden of Georgia and Historic Downtown Senoia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Woodbury Shoppe (in Senoia), Cartersville (Booth Western Art Museum & Tellus Science Museum) and Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Gibbs Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, take in panoramic vistas at Jackson Street Bridge, and explore and take pictures at Philips Arena.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Atlanta sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Atlanta. In March, daytime highs in Atlanta are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cartersville, Senoia, Gibbs Gardens, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Hills & Dales Estate
Highlights from your plan
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Senoia Welcome Center ©
Senoia Welcome Center
Tellus Science Museum ©
Tellus Science Museum

2
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bridger Bowl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Emerson Cultural Center, then get engrossed in the history at Gallatin History Museum, then examine the collection at American Computer Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Montana Grizzly Encounter.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman tour itinerary maker site .

Fly from Atlanta to Bozeman in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Atlanta in March, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Bozeman: temperatures range from 49°F by day to 24°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Red Lodge.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Winter Sports Nature
Highlights from your plan
Montana Grizzly Encounter ©
Montana Grizzly Encounter
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Gallatin History Museum ©
Gallatin History Museum

1
night
Red Lodge

Red Lodge ©
Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, then stroll through Red Lodge Mountain, and then look for gifts at Babcock & Miles.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Red Lodge driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Red Lodge takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Red Lodge are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Big Sky.

Things to do in Red Lodge

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Red Lodge Mountain ©
Red Lodge Mountain
Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary
Babcock & Miles ©
Babcock & Miles

1
night
Big Sky

Big Sky
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): trek along Ousel Falls Trail, get outside with Grizzly Outfitters Ski & Backcountry Sports, and then take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sky tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Red Lodge to Big Sky by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Red Lodge in March, expect Big Sky to be little chillier, temps between 37°F and 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of St. Helena. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Parrot Confectionery and then explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helena visit planner .

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Helena takes 3 hours. Traveling from Big Sky in March, expect Helena to be somewhat warmer, temps between 50°F and 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Montana Historical Society Museum ©
Montana Historical Society Museum
Montana State Capitol ©
Montana State Capitol

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