10 days in Glacier National Park, Whitefish & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in Glacier National Park, Whitefish & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Glacier National Park, Whitefish & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + taxi:  10​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Orlando

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then stroll around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Grinnell Glacier, then explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner .

Orlando to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be much colder, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Whitefish.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier National Park as well as Flathead National Forest. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glacier National Park, take a peaceful walk through Flathead National Forest, and then take in the exciting artwork at Sunti World Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Whitefish Lake Golf Club and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glacier Distilling Company.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Whitefish trip planner .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Whitefish by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Whitefish, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Glacier Distilling Company
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Whitefish Lake Golf Club ©
Whitefish Lake Golf Club
Glacier Distilling Company ©
Glacier Distilling Company
Sunti World Art Gallery ©
Sunti World Art Gallery

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, admire the sheer force of Undine Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Whitefish to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and shuttle. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Whitefish - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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