4 days in Montana Itinerary

4 days in Montana Itinerary

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4 days in Montana Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
West Glacier
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Missoula
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  9​h
End: New York City

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the West Glacier trip planner .

New York City to West Glacier is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from New York City to West Glacier, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in West Glacier are little chillier (70°F), and nights are cooler (40°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in West Glacier

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Glacier National Park
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

1
night
Missoula

Missoula
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Dragon Hollow Play Area.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Missoula trip planner .

Drive from West Glacier to Missoula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

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