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

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

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

Start: Whitefish
1
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
2
West Glacier
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Whitefish

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Glacier National Park (Trail of the Cedars, Lake McDonald, & more) and River Rafting & Tubing (in West Glacier). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Depot Park.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitefish itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Whitefish. In July, daily temperatures in Whitefish can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Depot Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald

2
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Glacier Guides and Montana Raft has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): trek along with Glacier Guides and Montana Raft.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the West Glacier itinerary maker app .

Getting from Whitefish to West Glacier by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in West Glacier are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in West Glacier

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure
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Glacier Guides and Montana Raft ©
Glacier Guides and Montana Raft

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and make a trip to Artist Point.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from West Glacier to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from West Glacier in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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