Lake McDonald Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLake McDonald Lodge West Glacier
I stayed in a small cabin room. It was very comfortable and rustic. It is a great place to just get away from the world.
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On Saturday morning we got up pretty early and did the Avalanche Lake hike. It is a really popular hike and it compares to Oeschinsee in Switzerland and the Konigsee in Germany. We left the hotel around 8:45 and hiked the 2 miles to the lake. There were a few people on the trail at that point in time, but it was not really crowded. We walked all …
Friday Heather and I got up early and did laundry in a dump of a Laundromat, and then we packed up and headed north to Glacier National Park. Heather drove most of the day while I updated the blog. She has been driving for 5 hours now so it is my turn to drive. More to come…..
OK so I drove the rest of the way to Glacier which was a …
... farm land---wheat and cattle. Little did we know that our day was about to become very stressful. We noticed the wind beginning to blow and soon the wind became very strong----steady winds of 40 mph with gusts even higher. Poor little Minnie and Winnie had a tough time staying upright. Ben and I were leading and Tricia took some photos of us that look like we were riding on our rims. This wind continued ...
... shores of the lake.
The next day I was up early to give myself a full day inside, but even this did not seem early enough. To my dismay there was a lineup of about 20 vehicles at the park gate. It had been open for hours, but the hordes were already descending. As I pulled up at the information centre the carpark resembled a shopping centre at peak hour. Sadly, despite its (relatively) out of the way location, Glacier felt a bit like an outdoor Disneyland. ...