32 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

32 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

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32 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Jackson Hole Itinerary

Start: Cumming
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 13 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
End: Cumming

7
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Glacier National Park

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.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and trek along Swiftcurrent Lake.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park tour itinerary maker app .

Cumming to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8.5-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. When traveling from Cumming in October, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

13
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 54 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Glacier National Park - with highs of 47°F and lows of 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Death Canyon, & more) and Moose (Chapel of the Transfiguration, Glacier View Turnout, & more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, cruise along Moose Wilson Road, get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature, and don't miss a visit to Town Square.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole journey maker website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Jackson Hole are somewhat warmer (55°F), and nights are about the same (28°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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