9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Duluth
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
2
East Glacier Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
Bismarck
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Duluth

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bismarck road trip planning tool .

Duluth to Bismarck is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Duluth in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bismarck: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 56°F at night. You will leave for East Glacier Park on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Historic Sites Nature

3
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the East Glacier Park online trip builder .

Getting from Bismarck to East Glacier Park by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bismarck to East Glacier Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 13th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Depot Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then trek along Trail of the Cedars. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot, then contemplate the long history of Conrad Mansion, then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Whitefish Trail, and finally kick back and relax at City Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Whitefish online visit planner .

Drive from East Glacier Park to Whitefish in 2 hours. 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 go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Conrad Mansion, Trail of the Cedars, River Rafting & Tubing, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Trail of the Cedars ©
Trail of the Cedars
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion

1
night
Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, then see a world frozen in time at Garnet Ghost Town, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Imagine Nation Brewing Co.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Missoula tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Whitefish to Missoula takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. August in Missoula sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation ©
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Garnet Ghost Town ©
Garnet Ghost Town
Imagine Nation Brewing Co ©
Imagine Nation Brewing Co

1
night
Bismarck

Bismarck ©
For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bismarck road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Missoula to Bismarck. Traveling from Missoula to Bismarck, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Trails Nature
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Keelboat Park ©
Keelboat Park

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