10 days in Glacier National Park & Great Falls Itinerary

10 days in Glacier National Park & Great Falls Itinerary

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10 days in Glacier National Park & Great Falls Itinerary

Start: Glacier National Park
1
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Great Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Glacier National Park

6
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Goat Lick Overlook and Iceberg Lake Trail. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, hike along Swiftcurrent Lake, and stroll through Highline Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning website .

In August, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

3
nights
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 11th (Sun), explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ursuline Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and finally trek along River's Edge Trail. On your second day here, admire the engineering at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri, explore the activities along Sacagawea Springs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Springs State Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Great Falls holiday builder tool .

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Great Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Great Falls are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Springs State Park ©
Giant Springs State Park
River's Edge Trail ©
River's Edge Trail
C.M. Russell Museum ©
C.M. Russell Museum

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