6 days in Southwest Montana Itinerary

6 days in Southwest Montana Itinerary

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Fly to Bozeman, Drive to Butte
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Butte
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dillon
— 1 night
Drive
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Helena
— 2 nights
Fly

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Butte

— 2 nights
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Butte side-trips: Deer Lodge (Old Montana Prison Complex & Grant-Kohrs Ranch). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of World Museum of Mining, take in panoramic vistas at Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, contemplate the long history of Copper King Mansion, and take some stellar pictures from Berkeley Pit.

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New York City to Butte is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Butte. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder days in Butte, with highs around 67°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dillon.

Things to do in Butte

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Dillon

— 1 night
Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get your bearings at Dillon Visitor Center and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Bannack State Park.

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Drive from Butte to Dillon in 1.5 hours. In September in Dillon, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Helena.

Things to do in Dillon

Nature · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Helena

— 2 nights
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Montana Historical Society Museum, ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gates of the Mountains.

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Getting from Dillon to Helena by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helena

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife