9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

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9 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
West Glacier
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Bozeman
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Seattle

4
nights
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 (Iceberg Lake Trail, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, & more). There's much more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the West Glacier attractions website .

Seattle to West Glacier is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in West Glacier when traveling from Seattle in September, with lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Depot Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bozeman: West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center & Yellowstone River), Gardiner (Horseback Riding Tours & River Rafting & Tubing) and The Soldiers Chapel (in Big Sky). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museum of the Rockies, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bozeman trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from West Glacier to Bozeman in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Bozeman are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Gardiner, West Yellowstone, The Soldiers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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