8 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

8 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
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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 29th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park journey planner.

Memphis to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in July, you will find days in Glacier National Park are little chillier (85°F), and nights are colder (49°F). On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, take some stellar pictures from Calcite Springs Overlook, trek along Lone Star Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Glacier National Park

— 1 night

Crown of the Continent

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Historic Sites