7 days in Spokane, Glacier National Park & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

7 days in Spokane, Glacier National Park & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

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Spokane
— 1 night
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Drive to Grand Lake, CO, Bus to Denver International Airport, Fly to Lexington

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Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, then stroll around Q'emiln Park, and then stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden. On your second day here, stroll around Manito Park, then stroll around Riverfront Park, and then stop by Boo Radley's.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Spokane route planner.

Lexington to Spokane is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Spokane is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lexington in May, with highs in Spokane at 69°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake McDonald, then get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Spokane in May, Glacier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 2 nights
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): trek along Emerald Lake Trail, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, then admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, then explore the activities along Bear Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, and finally explore the activities along Sprague Lake.

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Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In May in Rocky Mountain National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails