25 days in Yosemite National Park, Glacier National Park & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

25 days in Yosemite National Park, Glacier National Park & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 12 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Fly to Redmond, Bus to Chemult Amtrak, Taxi to Crater Lake National Park
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Crater Lake National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park

— 12 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 5th (Sat), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Rochester to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Rochester to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rochester in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Glacier National Park

— 6 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.
Take a break from Glacier National Park with a short trip to Aster Falls in East Glacier Park, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Cedars, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and admire the sheer force of Running Eagle Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Glacier National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. June in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Crater Lake National Park

— 5 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Explore Crater Lake National Park's surroundings by going to Prospect (National Creek Falls & Mill Creek Falls) and Umpqua National Forest (in Umpqua). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Rim Dr, trek along Sun Notch Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Toketee Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Garfield Peak.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Glacier National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Crater Lake National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, expect Crater Lake National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips