15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

15 days in Yellowstone National Park & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
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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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Change things up with a short trip to Horseback Riding Tours in Gardiner (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and identify plant and animal life 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. Traveling from New York City in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 39°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier National Park

— 7 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: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In July, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails