5 days in Glacier National Park Itinerary

5 days in Glacier National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Coeur d'Alene
Drive:  5​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Spokane

4
nights
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.
Visiting Bullhead Lake and Apikuni Falls will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siyeh Pass and McDonald Creek. When in Glacier National Park, make a side trip to see The Polebridge Mercantile in Polebridge, approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, get all the information you need at Apgar Visitor Center, hike along Swiftcurrent Lake, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online sightseeing planner .

Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in June, Glacier National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ptarmigan Tunnel, The Polebridge Mercantile
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Apikuni Falls ©
Apikuni Falls
Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park ©
The Polebridge Mercantile ©
The Polebridge Mercantile

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