9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

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Drive
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West Glacier
— 3 nights
Train to Shelby Amtrak Station, Bus to West Yellowstone
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
Fly

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Going-to-the-Sun Road, Jackson Glacier Overlook, &more). There's more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the West Glacier trip planner.

Edmonton, Canada to West Glacier is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. Traveling from Edmonton in August, you will find days in West Glacier are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are little chillier (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

2
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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Eagle's Store, then explore the activities along Yellowstone River, and then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of train and bus from West Glacier to West Yellowstone in 19 hours. Traveling from West Glacier in August, things will get little chillier in West Yellowstone: highs are around 28°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Venture out of the city with trips to Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner) and Ousel Falls Trail (in Big Sky). There's lots more to do: look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, examine the collection at American Computer & Robotics Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and look for gifts at Montana Gift Corral.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bozeman trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, things will get a bit warmer in Bozeman: highs are around 34°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.