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Travel Blogs from Whitefish
... to look at them and they were pretty unnerved for a bit Also, they reported that on the day they arrived, several days before me, they had watched a bear run through my campsite As the day ended I sat by the river. You can see what I saw if you watch the video. At the close of the day an "end of the day" treat occurs as the moose cow and calf cross the stream bed behind my ...
... the Hungry Horse Dam and the Big Mountain Ski Resort's gondola. I am so glad she did because I had no clue what to do. We packed up our room and rental car and were off! We drove through West Glacier and then onto Hungry Horse. Upon reaching the visitor's center, Grandpa goes, "Well, dam!" Har har har. It was actually interesting because they told about the legend of the mighty hungry horses (see sidebar 1). The ...
... day as we admired magnificent views from the Going to the Sun drive - stopping off to take pics and hike out to the easily accessed St Mary’s and Virginia Falls.
Turns out being a very good thing that we had an easy day prior because (little did I know at the time) our next hike out to Trout Lake would be the most physically challenge one for me to yet. This is where I truly came to understand the meaning of elevation change. For ...
... from there, we turned south, retraced our route to East Glacier, then across the bottom of the park to West Glacier, up that side as far as we were allowed. By this time the rain was everywhere& the forest looks like it gets heaps of moisture (west side of the divide), & actually looks like rain forest, & our West Coast, except the mountains are far steeper & snow covered. Ended up in Whitefish for the night. Yummy dinner & the guys found a micro brewery after dinner, that stays open 'til ...
... Day weekend & the weather was overcast & had rained during the day, but once we got settled, we cranked up the heater and it was so cozy in the van. Apparently this weekend is synonymous with rain, similar to our Anzac day. We had no Internet or phone signal for a few days.
We went over to the lodge for dinner, such a quaint log cabin, with stuffed animals on the walls.
It was a very ...
Other places to stay in Whitefish
6510 Highway 93 South, Whitefish | 2 star hotelfrom $89
6390 Hwy 93 S., Whitefish | 2 star hotelfrom $140
3824 Big Mountain Rd, Whitefish | 4 star hotelfrom $182
121 Iowa Avenue #3A, Whitefish | Hotelfrom $172
3812 Big Mountain Road, Whitefish | 3 star hotelfrom $90
800 Spokane Ave., Whitefish | 1 star hotelfrom $40