Hiking to Stanton Lake, near West Glacier, Montana

Stanton Lake, near West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

Stanton Lake is a pretty lake found between West Glacier and East Glacier on the outskirts of Glacier National Park. It is almost as if this little lake is still fairly undiscovered – and the short hike to get here is worth the effort for the beauty and serenity. We hiked to Stanton Lake ...

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Staying at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, West Glacier, Montana

Number 11 deluxe cabin at the Glacier Outdoor Center cabins, West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

The Glacier Outdoor Center cabins are the perfect place for large families or groups traveling together to stay and explore West Glacier and Glacier National Park. The Glacier Raft Company invited us to stay at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, and we gladly accepted the invitation. We knew ...

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2015 Glacier Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Lodging Deals!

Lake McDonald February 2015, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Glacier Park in the winter without having to break the bank.  There are also great deals at and around Whitefish Mountain Resort, giving you the opportunity to ski and visit Glacier Park!! Here are a list of some of the current 2015 lodging deals to ...

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Lodging at the Great Northern Resort, West Glacier, Montana

Great Northern Resort, West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

We have always enjoyed our stay at the Great Northern Resort in West Glacier, Montana.  We stayed at their resort last year, and unfortunately the weather knocked out the power and the rain and cold sent us running back to Whitefish.  The resort was kind enough to let us give it a try again ...

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Glacier Outdoor Center: Lodging in the Heart of West Glacier, Montana

Glacier Outdor Center cabin, West Glacier, Montana

For comfortable lodging accommodations in the heart of West Glacier, Glacier Outdoor Center offers modern rental cabins with beautiful mountain views and easy access to Glacier National Park.  One of our guests described our rental cabins as “The best base camp at Glacier.” We think ...

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Glacier Raft Company: Your Rafting Guides in West Glacier, Montana

Glacier Raft Company rafting in Glacier National Park, Montana

In 1976, Onno Wieringa and Darwon Stoneman had a wild idea:  take their two rafts and one van and start a whitewater rafting company. People thought they were all wet – but the business grew rapidly. Today, Darwon and Terri Stoneman along with their daughter and son-in-law Cassie and Jeff ...

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What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013

For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small town you drive through near the West Entrance to Glacier National Park.  This small town offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy, besides the fact that it is the gateway into the stunning ...

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Tips for getting ice cream in Glacier National Park

Ok, am I the only one who loves ice cream? I mean, really loves it.  I seek it out, like it is water on a hot day.  I asked more people in Rome, Italy, where they got their Gelato than I asked for directions anywhere else. Ice cream – it is just so soothing, refreshing,... Read More

Scenic Helicopter, Plane, and Hot Air Balloon Rides in the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier Heli Tours – Located on 11950 Highway 2 East, just outside of West Glacier, Montana www.glacierhelitours.net Glacier National Park Helicopter Tours. Can fly up to 6 people at a time, 1-hour tours available. 1-800-879-9310  

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