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We left Seattle yesterday morning, stayed overnight in a random motel about an hour from Glacier National Park, and then arrived at the park this morning. We hiked the Hidden Lake Trail which took us to a beautiful small lake surrounded by mountains called, Hidden Lake. It was only about 1.5 miles each way, but it was so picturesque that it took us a while to get through with all the photo ...
We were driven 160 miles throughout the Glacier National Park over 9 hours, including lunch and numerous stops for views and small hikes.
We set off from our log cabin at 7.45am and drove back down the mountain for 20 miles to the Apgar Visitor Center to make our 8.30am start for the little red bus tour of the park.
The red buses have been touring the ...
Drove 670 miles in 11 hours and 45 minutes.
Got away late at 10am and immediately hit a traffic jam due to a draw bridge being raised, that combined with small bladder issues early on had us staring down a long frustrating day.
However once we reached the I-90 at around 2pm our momentum kicked in. We had a quick P4 (Pizza, Pepsi, Petrol, Potty) stop around 2.30pm and ate ...
... and searching I came up with the missing items. I felt like I did a days work just fixing what is a very simple, easy hurry up get on the road breakfast. this all happened to a person who is somewhat organized. We finally got on our way to a fun filled adventure day. Our plans are to go up US HWY 2 to Browning MT. Stop there for Gas which was cheaper than where we stayed overnight. It was only $ 3.59.9 per gal. Then we headed up north on US HWY. ...
... trains went past the hotel while we were eating dinner. Also, our hotel room faces the tracks.
US 2 has really been a beautiful drive. Well maintained, even to the point that they were widening it, actually making the road go uphill, where it hadn't done so previously. I should have taken a picture of it, it's hard to describe in writing.
We were glad to be at the hotel. Pictures of it and the surrounding area to come ...