Somers Bay Log Cabin Lodging
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Photos of Somers Bay Log Cabin Lodging
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Somers Bay Log Cabin Lodging
Travel Blogs from Somers
We drove the Going-to-the-Sun Highway at 6 a.m. this morning to avoid the crowds. The highway is an engineering marvel completed in 1932. Carved out of the side of mountains, this spectacular highway rises to 6646 feet at Logan Pass. We arrived at the pass by 7 am with only a few other people present as we began our hike to Hidden Lake.
Along the way we ...
... a view of the tracks to park in and ate our lunch. We actually watched a I train go by as we ate. We are now all settled in at the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex. I know many of you have never heard of the Izaak Walton, so I'll explain. This is an old railroad hotel that was built right next to the tracks. It is now a popular destination for rail-fans all,over the world. So anyway, as I write this I'm sitting in the porch swing looking out at ...
... drive. Arrived lunch time at West Glacier.
Stayed at San-Suz-Ed RV Park
In the afternoon took a drive up beside Lake McDonald to Cedar walk and Avalanche trail walk. The 5 mile round trip walk was well worth it to Avalanche Lake. The water was crystal clear and the lake filled by waterfalls flowing down from the melting glaciers above. Lots of tourists doing the walk also.
... There isn't a fence or any guards anywhere. It's the largest unguarded border in the world. It's an open field with the trees trimmed to show a line of grass. Every 10 years, both the US and Canada trim the trees and grass to keep the green line prominent. See the picture.
On the Canada side, we headed up to the Prince of Wales Hotel where we had tea time. This was the first time I've ever had tea time anywhere. The backdrop of the tea time ...
... woman who made me feel very welcome. After unloading the car, I headed off to the local supermarket to garner some basic supplies for the next few days. American supermarkets have just about everything! I was pleased to see that their produce section was full of beautiful fresh fruit and vegetables. I even found some Golden Delicious apples (my favourite) which are extremely hard to find in ...