16 days in Montana Itinerary

16 days in Montana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montana trip planner

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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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Helena
— 3 nights
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Whitefish
— 4 nights
Drive
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Missoula
— 4 nights
Drive
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Butte
— 1 night
Drive
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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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. Find out how to plan Bozeman trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Jacksonville to Bozeman is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jacksonville to Bozeman due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in July, you will find days in Bozeman are slightly colder (86°F), and nights are colder (50°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Helena.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Helena

— 3 nights
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Montana State Capitol, The Montana Dinosaur Center and Last Chance Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, then catch some excitement at Great Northern Carousel, and then take a memorable ride with Last Chance Tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helena trip planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to Helena in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bozeman in July, Helena is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Whitefish.

Things to do in Helena

Tours · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Whitefish

— 4 nights
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Whitefish Lake State Park as well as Glacier National Park. Spend the 3rd (Tue) on two wheels at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Whitefish online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Helena to Whitefish takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Helena in August since evenings lows in Whitefish dip to 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Missoula.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks · Nature · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

Missoula

— 4 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. state of Montana and is the county seat of Missoula County. Children's Museum Missoula has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Missoula to go to Moiese and see National Bison Range, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Missoula trip planner.

Getting from Whitefish to Missoula by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Missoula sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 51°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Butte.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Butte

— 1 night
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Butte trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Missoula to Butte in 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Missoula in August; daily highs in Butte reach 80°F and lows reach 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Bozeman.

Things to do in Butte

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Bozeman

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Montana Science Center. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Montana Science Center.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip site.

Drive from Butte to Bozeman in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

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.