Lodge at Whitefish Lake
Travel Blogs from Whitefish
Woke up early as usual
Got my day pack ready and headed off to the Many Glacier Hotel to go on the ranger led hike to the Grinnell Glacier
Had to get boat tickets and I was second on the waiting list so I arrived early and charged the ipad while I waited
Got my ticket and road Two Chiefs, one of a series of classic wooden boats that cross many of the lakes in GlacierThen we got off and took ...
... of why we bought those too.
We encountered a bit of a delay on the descent with construction on the road in the park. This is normal every summer in this environment that endures such brutal winters. Once out of the park and on our way to Whitefish I had to make a stop at a roadside vendor for cherries and some Huckleberry jam and syrup. I love this stuff and I had been looking forward to buying more to bring home.
From here we had just a few ...
... paths than roads, and certainly more scenery than most cities one is likely to encounter. Glacier National Park and Whitefish Mountain are both clearly visible as sights that stand the test of seasons, no small feet for a resort community. Which is thriving mind you. Granted today was a beautiful mid-July day, but Whitefish gives the feeling that it would be hospitable in any weather. The Frank Lloyd Wright ...
... seats did just fine. There were some spots where we almost had to nudge some cars over the cliff for us to get the perfect picture or even a parking place. We crossed over the continental divide several times. Due to the forest fires in the west, the smoke made for a hazy day in some valleys. Scott was almost ready to get his fireman helmet out. ...
... up to have a look at where the noise was coming from, got some amazing photos of that! By this time a Canadian couple who live not far from the Canadian end of Glacier NP (Waterton Peace Park), had arrived, & said making noise was the best thing to do, & we all walked forward together, calling out, singing etc.(the young Europeans decided discretion was the better part of valour,& went back). The bear duly lumbered off, & unless we're really lucky, I would think that will be our ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet