9 days in Yellowstone National Park, Great Falls & Glacier National Park Itinerary

9 days in Yellowstone National Park, Great Falls & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park planner.

Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Great Falls

— 1 night
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ursuline Centre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and finally explore the activities along Sacagawea Springs.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Great Falls online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Great Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Great Falls: highs are around 84°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites · Nature · Nightlife · Parks

Glacier National Park

— 3 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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, stroll through Avalanche Lake, and hike along Grinnell Glacier.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park vacation maker.

You can drive from Great Falls to Glacier National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails