10 days in Pittsburgh & Glacier National Park Itinerary

10 days in Pittsburgh & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Pittsburgh & Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
1
Pittsburgh
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

4
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Flight 93 National Memorial and Andy Warhol Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Mill Creek Park and Mount Washington. Go for a jaunt from Pittsburgh to Mill Run to see Fallingwater about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, indulge your taste buds at Stamoolis Brothers, get engrossed in the history at Cathedral of Learning, and take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pittsburgh. In August in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mill Creek Park, Fallingwater, Flight 93 National Memorial
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park

4
nights
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 in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Iceberg Lake Trail. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, take in the dramatic scenery at St.Mary Falls, trek along Highline Trail, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park tour builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Pittsburgh to Glacier National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, Glacier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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