12 days in Spokane, Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

12 days in Spokane, Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Spokane
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Spokane

— 3 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Explore Spokane's surroundings by going to Deer Park Road (in Olympic National Park) and Coeur d'Alene (Coeur d'Alene Lake, Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church, stroll around Riverfront Park, and make a trip to St. John's Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Spokane online visit planner.

New York City to Spokane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Spokane, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Spokane, with lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 2 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.
On the 22nd (Thu), get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then trek along Grinnell Glacier. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls and then get outside with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike.

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Drive from Spokane to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Spokane in April, plan for little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Gardiner Road, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in April; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 42°F and lows reach 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors