Glacier National Park - Where are the glaciers?

What is it about Glacier National Park that is so intriguing?  As B&B owners we will often hear, “Where can I see the glaciers”?  Is it all about the glaciers?  Of course not.  It will still be called Glacier National Park even after the last glacier has melted away.  The park is about what the glaciers have created as they grew and then melted.  The landscape in Glacier is one of rugged mountains, beautiful lakes, amazing forests, and wildlife.

We are grateful to those who saw the beauty in this area of the country and had the forethought to set the land aside as a National Park.  Because of this act, we are able to travel within the park and take in the majestic views and marvel at the grandeur of it all.

Glacier National Park is also known as the Crown of the Continent.  Once you have visited, you will understand why we call it that.  Located at the northernmost part of the Rocky Mountains in the USA the mountains show their ruggedness.  The lakes shine like jewels in the crown, and the wildflowers adorn the hillsides all spring and summer long.

“Glacier”, as it is called around here, is for the outdoor enthusiast, as well as those who are happier viewing it from their car, the shuttle, or a Jammer.  The Going to the Sun Road is an engineering marvel that allows visitors to travel from the east at St. Mary’s to the west at West Glacier (or west to east), cross over the continental divide at Logan Pass, and to pull over to see the mountains, the lakes, and the wildlife.  

For those who like to step out into mother nature, there are hiking trails and campgrounds throughout the park.  There are plenty of one day hikes that will allow you to experience this spectacular part of our country.  There is plenty of wildlife to see, so keep an eye out for bighorn sheep, mountain goats, bears (both Grizzly and Black), deer, and moose.  Don’t forget to ask your Bed and Breakfast host if you can borrow some bear spray, just in case.

Glacier National Park is definitely worth a visit if you anywhere in the vicinity.  Ask your B&B host to suggest the best way for you to see the park, based on your individual needs.  There is something for everyone to enjoy, no matter their abilities or the amount of time they have to visit.
 

Candlewycke Inn

Bigfork
Country elegance minutes away from lasting memories

Smoke free county, folk-art theme decorated rooms create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 12.4mi

Bad Rock Bed and Breakfast

Columbia Falls
The last best place to stay before going to Glacier

Bad Rock B&B, located in Columbia Falls, is situated on 14 acres of lush countryside.  While offering a peaceful and serene setting, we are conveniently located only 20 minutes from the west entrance of Glacier National Park.  We are also less than 16 miles to Kalispel and Whitefish and a 15 minute drive from the Glacier Intl. Airport. 

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 14.3mi

Outlook Inn Bed and Breakfast

Somers
Where the lake meets the mountains

With unparalleled Flathead Lake and Rocky Mountain views, and its close proximitry to Glacier National Park, it’s no wonder the Outlook Inn Bed and Breakfast was voted one of the top ten B&B’s in the entire state of Montana!  

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 21mi

The Garden Wall Inn

Whitefish
Exceptional Service and Outstanding Breakfasts

A short walk to downtown, allows you to experience all of the excitement of Whitefish and then come home to this charming

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 24.4mi

Good Medicine Lodge

Whitefish
Good food and good company are Good Medicine!

With the peaks of Glacier National Park in our backyard and the authentic western town of Whitefish as our domain, Good Medicine Lodge has proudly been a highly regarded B&B for more than two decades

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 24.6mi

Master Suite Bed and Breakfast

Kalispell
Private luxury for two with million dollar views

This 1500 SF luxury suite is yours alone!  As the only guests at the Master Suite, you will have private gourmet breakfasts either on the deck or in the fireplace room.  There is plen

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 32.9mi

Cabin Creek Landing Bed and Breakfast

Marion
Come experience rustic excellence

In the heart of Glacier Country, Cabin Creek Landing Bed & Breakfast is nestled in the mountain range just west of Kalispell, MT in a little town called Marion.

Average Rate: 
$200 - $299
Distance: 49.5mi

Location Links

.

Montana Attractions

1633

Yellowstone - The First National Park

It seems that everyone knows of Yellowstone National Park.  Even young children have heard of it.  It is truly a natural wonder that we continually work to preserve here in the USA. Many envision gushing geysers, like Ol... Read More

1631

Glacier National Park - Where are the glaciers?

What is it about Glacier National Park that is so intriguing?  As B&B owners we will often hear, “Where can I see the glaciers”?  Is it all about the glaciers?  Of course not.  It will still be called Glacier Nationa... Read More