5 days in Montana Itinerary

5 days in Montana Itinerary

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5 days in Montana Itinerary

Jacksonville
Fly + taxi:  10​h 45​min
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Bozeman
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Jacksonville

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Glacier National Park

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park online travel route planner .

Jacksonville to Glacier National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jacksonville to Glacier National Park. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jacksonville in May: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

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River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in May; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 54°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Bozeman.

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Wildlife Parks
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Bozeman

Bozeman
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Bozeman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from West Yellowstone in May; daily highs in Bozeman reach 65°F and lows reach 37°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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