9 days in West Yellowstone, Glacier National Park & Stevenson Itinerary

9 days in West Yellowstone, Glacier National Park & Stevenson Itinerary

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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Stevenson
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West Yellowstone

— 2 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Explore hidden gems such as Yellowstone Big Gun Fun and Firehole Canyon Drive. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Uncle Tom's Trail, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, &more).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone road trip planning website.

Bozeman to West Yellowstone is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bozeman in May, things will get slightly colder in West Yellowstone: highs are around 57°F and lows about 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grinnell Glacier and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. When in Glacier National Park, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in West Glacier, approximately West Glacier away. The adventure continues: trek along Trail of the Cedars, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, stroll through Highline Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park holiday tool.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in May, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Stevenson.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Stevenson

— 2 nights
Stevenson is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, then admire the striking features of Vista House, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam, then do a tasting at Mt. Hood Winery, and then go for a walk through Rowena Crest Viewpoint.

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Getting from Glacier National Park to Stevenson by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Stevenson. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Stevenson when traveling from Glacier National Park in May, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stevenson

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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