33 days in Missoula & Elgin Itinerary

33 days in Missoula & Elgin Itinerary

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Missoula
— 16 nights
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Elgin
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Missoula

— 16 nights
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to National Bison Range (in Moiese), Seeley Lake Nordic Trails (in Seeley Lake) and Philipsburg (Philipsburg Brewing Company & Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, and stroll around Caras Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Missoula journey maker tool.

Chicago to Missoula is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Missoula hover around 72°F and lows are around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Elgin.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

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Elgin

— 16 nights
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Volo (Volo Antique Malls & Volo Auto Museum), Naperville (Riverwalk Lot & Naperville Historic District) and Six Flags Great America (in Gurnee). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Geneva Lake Shore Path, take in nature's colorful creations at Rotary Botanical Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Cantigny Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Geneva Lake.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Elgin road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Missoula to Elgin. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Missoula to Elgin. Traveling from Missoula in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Elgin, with lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Elgin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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