19 days in Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park & Kalispell Itinerary

19 days in Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park & Kalispell Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalispell
— 14 nights

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Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and then admire the sheer force of Undine Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yellowstone National Park. In October, daily temperatures in Yellowstone National Park can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can fly to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Trail of the Cedars, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In October, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 56°F and lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kalispell.
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Kalispell — 14 nights

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Kalispell side-trips: Howe’s Fishing – A Able/Mo Fisch Charters and Tours (in Bigfork), Whitefish Mountain Resort (in Whitefish) and St. Ignatius Mission (in Saint Ignatius). There's much more to do: wander the wide-open spaces of McGinnis Meadows Cattle and Guest Ranch, gain insight at Plains High School, admire the engineering at Hungry Horse Reservoir, and test your problem-solving skills at Hidden Key Escape Games & Rage Room.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kalispell trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glacier National Park to Kalispell. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F.
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