8 days in Montana Itinerary

8 days in Montana Itinerary

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8 days in Montana Itinerary

Monterrey
Fly + taxi:  16​h
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
West Yellowstone
— Few hours
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Monterrey

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Glacier National Park

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.
Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and stroll through Highline Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park vacation planner.

Monterrey, Mexico to Glacier National Park is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monterrey to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. October in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hidden Lake
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Swiftcurrent Lake ©
Swiftcurrent Lake
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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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 see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone tour planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in October: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 11°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Wildlife
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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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