9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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West Glacier
— 3 nights

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 14th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Emerson Cultural Center. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, then take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then hike along Middle Cottonwood Trailhead.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bozeman trip tool.

Sacramento to Bozeman is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sacramento to Bozeman due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sacramento in August: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 84°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Childrens Museums

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Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Gardiner (Horseback Riding Tours, Parks' Fly Shop, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read West Yellowstone vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, West Yellowstone is slightly colder than Bozeman - with highs of 75°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Yellowstone River ©
Yellowstone River
Horseback Riding Tours

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West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Iceberg Lake Trail, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, &more). There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to West Glacier takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, bus, and train. In August, West Glacier is a bit warmer than West Yellowstone - with highs of 83°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

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