11 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Trail of the Cedars, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Indianapolis to Glacier National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in October, things will get slightly colder in Glacier National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 25°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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