8 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

8 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Whitefish & Glacier National Park Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  10​h
1
Whitefish
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Whitefish trip planner .

Seattle to Whitefish is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Whitefish is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in June, Whitefish is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glacier National Park.

5
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.
Get outdoors at McDonald Creek and Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Garden Wall and Apikuni Falls. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the activities along Fishercap Lake, stroll through Highline Trail, and admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Whitefish to Glacier National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. June in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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