8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
St. Marys
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Whitefish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
East Glacier Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
4
Bismarck
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

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night
St. Marys

St. Marys ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Crooked River State Park, look for gifts at Market On the Square, then take an in-depth tour of Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum, then learn about all things military at St. Marys Submarine Museum, and finally walk around St. Marys Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. Marys online trip maker .

New York City to St. Marys is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Marys when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in St. Marys

Parks Nature Museums
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Crooked River State Park ©
Crooked River State Park
St. Marys Submarine Museum ©
St. Marys Submarine Museum

1
night
Whitefish

Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 12th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Whitefish Depot and then hit the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake McDonald, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Depot Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Whitefish road trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from St. Marys to Whitefish. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from St. Marys in August, expect nights in Whitefish to be colder, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to East Glacier Park.

Things to do in Whitefish

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Depot Park, Lake McDonald, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald

2
nights
East Glacier Park

East Glacier Park ©
East Glacier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Glacier County, Montana, United States. On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, then admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Hidden Lake, then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and then look for gifts at Glacier Gateway Outfitters.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read East Glacier Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Whitefish to East Glacier Park takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in East Glacier Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Hidden Lake
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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Bismarck

Bismarck ©
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, ponder the world of politics at North Dakota State Capitol Building, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Dakota Zoo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bismarck trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from East Glacier Park to Bismarck in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from East Glacier Park to Bismarck. In August, daytime highs in Bismarck are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Parks Museums Nature
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The Dakota Zoo ©
The Dakota Zoo
North Dakota State Capitol Building ©

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