4 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

4 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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4 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Whitefish
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Whitefish
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Whitefish

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Whitefish

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Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Conrad Mansion, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Great Northern Brewing Company, and then stroll through City Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Whitefish trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Whitefish. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

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Conrad Mansion
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Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion
City Beach ©
City Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Highline Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online trip maker .

Getting from Whitefish to Glacier National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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