9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

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Billings
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Missoula
— 1 night
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West Glacier
— 2 nights

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): view the masterpieces at Toucan Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Moss Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Billings online driving holiday planner.

Honolulu to Billings is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Billings is 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in October; daily highs in Billings reach 61°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Billings

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games · Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Escape Room ©
The Grand Escape Room
Horseback Riding Tours
Moss Mansion ©
Moss Mansion

3
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. Attractions like Museum of the Rockies and Downtown Bozeman make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bozeman: Big Sky (Big Sky Chapel, Ousel Falls Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of Yellowstone Safari Company, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter, and take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Bozeman trip maker website.

Drive from Billings to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Bozeman when traveling from Billings in October, with lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Safari Company ©
Yellowstone Safari Company
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
American Computer & Robotics Museum

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally look for gifts at Send it Home.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bozeman in October: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 50°F and lows are around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. On the 8th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, walk around Jacob Island Dog Park, then test your team's savvy at Big Sky Breakout, and finally find something for the whole family at A Carousel for Missoula.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Missoula trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Missoula in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in October, with highs in Missoula at 58°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Big Sky Breakout ©
Big Sky Breakout

2
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Hidden Lake, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glacier National Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the West Glacier trip planner.

You can drive from Missoula to West Glacier in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glacier National Park ©
Glacier National Park
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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