7 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

7 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
End: Glacier National Park

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Trail of the Cedars and Avalanche Lake. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Highline Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner .

In July in Glacier National Park, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fairy Falls. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Fairy Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

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