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

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

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
2
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 5th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral and then stroll around Riverfront Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Spokane trip itinerary planning site.

San Francisco to Spokane is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

Before you visit Glacier National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Spokane to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Spokane to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Spokane in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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