13 days in Seattle & Montana Itinerary

13 days in Seattle & Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly
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West Glacier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
Fly

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Seattle

— 6 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: ILovekickboxing (in Kirkland), Long Shadows Vintners (in Woodinville) and Outback Kangaroo Farm (in Arlington). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle online trip maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Seattle. In April in Seattle, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to West Glacier.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

West Glacier

— 2 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), explore the activities along McDonald Creek, head outdoors with John's Lake Loop, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Glacier National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read West Glacier online route planner.

Getting from Seattle to West Glacier by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to West Glacier is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in May, plan for slightly colder nights in West Glacier, with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helena.

Things to do in West Glacier

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Helena

— 2 nights
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Montana Fishing Outfitters, have fun and explore at ExplorationWorks, and then catch some excitement at Great Northern Carousel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Last Chance Ranch, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Helena, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lewis & Clark Brewing Company.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helena trip builder website.

You can drive from West Glacier to Helena in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Helena, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Helena

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Emerson Cultural Center, see the interesting displays at American Computer & Robotics Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Gallatin History Museum, and finally get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Yellowstone Guidelines and then don't miss a visit to Gem Valley Montana.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Helena to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Helena in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 37°F in Bozeman. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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.