8 days in West Yellowstone & Glacier National Park Itinerary

8 days in West Yellowstone & Glacier National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Cody, Drive to West Yellowstone
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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West Yellowstone

— 3 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yellowstone National Park (Inspiration Point, Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, &more). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the West Yellowstone driving holiday planner.

Memphis to West Yellowstone is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in June, expect West Yellowstone to be much colder, temps between 69°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Glacier National Park

— 4 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: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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