Prince of Wales Hotel
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Today I woke up early and did some scouting in the village of Waterton Lakes.
It is a pretty neat little town, deer are all over the place which I think is part of the draw.
I found a really good breakfast place on Yelp and Heather and I grabbed breakfast there and took the 2 hour lake cruise on Upper Waterton Lake down to Goat …
On Sunday morning we got up early and left Lake McDonald headed to Many Glacier for the Grinnell Glacier hike.
The drive was a couple hours long because of the forest fire, we had to go the long way around and went through a couple of towns that were pretty dumpy, Browning and Babb.
We found the Many Glacier hotel pretty easily, …
The Prince of Wales Hotel was built as an extension to the chain of chalets built by the Great Northern Railway in the early 1900's.
This particular chalet looks much different than the other chalets, such at the Many Chalet, as the builder wanted this one, on Canadian soil, to resemble French or Swiss chalets.
The Chalet was …
Today began early since we were going to do the Grinnell Glacier hike. Its a very strenous hike that either begins on the trailhead outside the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn or on two boat rides that you can catch from the Many Glacier Hotel across Swiftcurrent Lake and Lake Josephine.
Glacier National Park info: http://www.nps.gov/glac/ …
... around 4pm that afternoon. We had been told to take our passports since we would be hiking that day on US soil, but others who were not hiking, would not need to take their passports. Low and behold, when we walked off the ship, there were Canadian Customs Officers, checking passports. So those who had not gone hiking were pulled to the side. Shirley overheard the tour operator talking on the phone and asking for the ...