7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Big Sky
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
West Glacier
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Change things up with these side-trips from Big Sky: West Yellowstone (Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, & more) and Bozeman (Downtown Bozeman & Museum of the Rockies). There's still lots to do: stroll through Big Sky Resort and take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sky trip itinerary planner .

Dallas to Big Sky is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Big Sky, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect Big Sky to be colder, temps between 21°F and -1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Bozeman
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Logan Pass, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read West Glacier road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Big Sky to West Glacier takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Big Sky in December: high temperatures in West Glacier hover around 29°F and lows are around 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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