9 days in Montana, Jacksonville & Chicago Itinerary

9 days in Montana, Jacksonville & Chicago Itinerary

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West Glacier
— 3 nights
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Jacksonville
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Glacier National Park (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Garden Wall, &more). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our West Glacier driving holiday site.

Missoula to West Glacier is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Must see
Grinnell Glacier
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Scenic Drive
Going-to-the-Sun Road
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Jacksonville

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through Fort Clinch State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Slightly off Centre gallery and gifts. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jacksonville trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from West Glacier to Jacksonville in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. When traveling from West Glacier in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jacksonville, with highs around 91°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, find something for the whole family at Navy Pier, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

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Traveling by flight from Jacksonville to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jacksonville in August; daily highs in Chicago reach 83°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Millennium Park
Must see
Millennium Park
4.8

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