9 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Bozeman Itinerary

9 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Bozeman Itinerary

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9 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Bozeman Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Bozeman
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Austin

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.
Shop till you drop at Home Ranch Bottoms and Willow's HuckleberryLand. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trail of the Cedars and Grinnell Glacier. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, trek along Highline Trail, explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park day trip planning website .

Austin to Glacier National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Austin to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in June, you will find days in Glacier National Park are little chillier (75°F), and nights are much colder (45°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Home Ranch Bottoms, Willow's HuckleberryLand, Hidden Lake
Highlights from your plan
Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uncle Tom's Trail and Firehole Canyon Drive. Get outdoors at Yellowstone National Park and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Glacier National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 8th (Mon), take a stroll around Bozeman Public Library, get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman, and then browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Bozeman to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
Bozeman Public Library ©
Bozeman Public Library

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