12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

8
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 Uncle Tom's Trail and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from Vancouver, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

3
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.
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Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 40°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

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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