12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

12 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 6 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 breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Trout Lake Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

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New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Glacier National Park

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the activities along Two Medicine Lake, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and admire the sheer force of Silver Staircase Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails