11 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Moose Itinerary

11 days in Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park & Moose Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
4
Moose
— 1 night

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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.
On the 31st (Sat), appreciate the views at Logan Pass and then explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Glacier National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Glacier National Park. August in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Iceberg Lake ©
Iceberg Lake

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Firehole Canyon Drive. Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Midway Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser
Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Snake River, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls, then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and finally snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moose day trip planning site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moose, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Moose

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
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Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Hidden Falls ©
Hidden Falls
Death Canyon ©
Death Canyon

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