9 days in Montana Itinerary

9 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Glacier Park International Airport, Drive to Coram
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Coram
— 1 night
Drive
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East Glacier Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
Fly

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Coram

— 1 night
Coram is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Siyeh Pass, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Trail of the Cedars.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coram trip itinerary site.

New York City to Coram is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Coram due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Coram to be cooler, around 45°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Coram

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

East Glacier Park

— 3 nights
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from East Glacier Park: Glacier National Park (Virginia Falls, Going-to-the-Sun Road, &more).

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the East Glacier Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Coram to East Glacier Park takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 17th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, then get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone day trip app.

You can drive from East Glacier Park to West Yellowstone in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Gardiner

— 1 night
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Parks' Fly Shop, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Gardiner tour planning site.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Gardiner takes 2 hours. In June in Gardiner, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Adventure

Bozeman

— 2 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, then look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, and then see the interesting displays at Montana Science Center. On the next day, browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montana Grizzly Encounter.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bozeman trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Bozeman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gardiner in June: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 77°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.