15 days in Glacier National Park & Aruba Itinerary

15 days in Glacier National Park & Aruba Itinerary

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Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park, United States
— 9 nights
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Drive to Missoula International Airport, Fly to Queen Beatrix International Airport, Drive to Noord
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Noord, Aruba
— 5 nights
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Glacier National Park, United States

— 9 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.
On the 7th (Sat), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online road trip planner.

Oranjestad, Aruba to Glacier National Park is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Oranjestad to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oranjestad in August, you will find days in Glacier National Park are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Noord.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Noord, Aruba

— 5 nights
Noord itineraries allow for cultural exploration and adventure tourism, as the most populous and visited town on the island.
Explore Noord's surroundings by going to San Nicolas (Rodgers Beach, Baby Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Eagle Beach, visit a coastal fixture at California Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins, and see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Noord tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glacier National Park to Noord. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Noord, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Noord

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Aruba travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gift & Specialty Shops
Happy Island
A Dutch outpost in the Caribbean, sun-drenched Aruba provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas ideal for those wishing to escape the crowds. Vacations in Aruba, known affectionately as the "Happy Island," generally combine water-based activities with tours of the untamed backcountry, where you can discover unusual rock formations, historic churches, ostrich farms, and animal sanctuaries. Island capital Oranjestad offers some of the finest shopping and cultural sightseeing in Aruba, with an eco-friendly electric streetcar providing quick access to all of the city's major attractions, including numerous shops, restaurants, and hotels.