5 days in Kalispell, Glacier National Park & Raleigh Itinerary

5 days in Kalispell, Glacier National Park & Raleigh Itinerary

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Kalispell
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Glacier National Park
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Raleigh
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Kalispell

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Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Swan River Nature Trail and then admire the majestic nature at Flathead Lake State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalispell online trip maker.

Savannah to Kalispell is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Savannah to Kalispell due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Savannah in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Kalispell: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Kalispell

Parks · Nature · Trails

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Swan River Nature Trail
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Flathead Lake State Park ©
Flathead Lake State Park

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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 3rd (Fri): get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then trek along Highline Trail, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kalispell to Glacier National Park. In July, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
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Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
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Garden Wall
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McDonald Creek

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Raleigh

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For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Neuse River Trail, contemplate the long history of Historic Yates Mill County Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Umstead State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, and then take an in-depth tour of Ava Gardner Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Raleigh online road trip planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Raleigh by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glacier National Park to Raleigh. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in July since evenings lows in Raleigh dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Ava Gardner Museum, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
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Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Historic Yates Mill County Park ©
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area ©
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

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