14 days in Montana Itinerary

14 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana route planner

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Whitefish
— 1 day
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Great Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Crow Agency
— 1 night
Drive
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Cooke City
— 1 night
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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Whitefish

— 1 day
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Whitefish Mountain Resort and then sample the tasty concoctions at Great Northern Brewing Company.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Whitefish holiday builder tool.

Milwaukee to Whitefish is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to Whitefish is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Milwaukee in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Whitefish, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks · Adventure · Winter Sports · Trails

Glacier National Park

— 5 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Hidden Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Avalanche Lake. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whitefish to Glacier National Park takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Great Falls

— 1 night
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Great Falls trip planner.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. June in Great Falls sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Great Falls

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Crow Agency

— 1 night
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Trading Company.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Crow Agency itinerary planner.

You can drive from Great Falls to Crow Agency in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Great Falls in June, with highs in Crow Agency at 8°F and lows at 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cooke City.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites

Cooke City

— 1 night
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cooke City tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Crow Agency to Cooke City in 4 hours. Traveling from Crow Agency in June, expect Cooke City to be warmer, temps between 66°F and 34°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cooke City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

West Yellowstone

— 2 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone, and then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a West Yellowstone vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cooke City to West Yellowstone in 2.5 hours. June in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F at night. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Bozeman

— 3 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of the Rockies and Bridger Bowl. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Downtown Bozeman and Missouri Headwaters State Park. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum and see the interesting displays at Livingston Depot Center.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bozeman road trip planning app.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in June; daily highs in Bozeman reach 77°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
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.