6 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

6 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Glacier National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Nashville
Fly + taxi:  9​h
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
Nashville

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park online road trip planner .

Nashville to Glacier National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Glacier National Park. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for slightly colder days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are colder with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Wraith Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, make a trip to Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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