7 days in Montana Itinerary

7 days in Montana Itinerary

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7 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Big Sky
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
West Glacier
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Big Sky

Big Sky ©
Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. Get out of town with these interesting Big Sky side-trips: West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, & more) and Bozeman (American Computer & Robotics Museum, Museum of the Rockies, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Lone Peak, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Soldiers Chapel, and fly down the slopes at Big Sky Resort.

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Washington DC to Big Sky is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Big Sky, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in March, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Big Sky: temperatures range from 37°F by day to 17°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in Big Sky

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bozeman, West Yellowstone
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Clements. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the West Glacier trip maker tool .

Getting from Big Sky to West Glacier by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In March, West Glacier is somewhat warmer than Big Sky - with highs of 46°F and lows of 25°F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Swiftcurrent Mountain ©
Swiftcurrent Mountain

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