Lodge at Whitefish Lake
Travel Blogs from Whitefish
... and claimed that she’d "made her day". Strange.
When we finally made it back to base, we found the others waiting for us. We discovered that our ‘short’ hike had actually covered more miles than the ‘intrepid’ Iceberg lake group, so we bought ourselves a hot pizza as a reward.
On the drive back to the campsite, we saw a brown bear minding its ...
Up early and out of Great Falls, headed for St Mary and Glacier NP. We visited this park last year and spent several days. We drove the Going to the Sun Road through the park. If you've never been there, this is one of the all time "must do" motor trips.
For those with a fear of mountain roads it can be intimidating. I have suffered with these issues in the past, but in the last few years I seem to have overcome my fears. Last year this road was a big ...
... we slept in and did some reading before taking off for a ride. The ride took a few hours and took us through pine forest, densely forested gullies, overlooking lakes and chatting with the locals. The biggest highlight was a black bear mother and her three cubs. I came around a corner and Matt was telling me to be quiet, in front of us about 100ft away the mother hid behind a tree and her cubs followed. Not long after, she ran up the ...
... 10:00am cruise. As we cruised, we could look back at our beautiful hotel and learned facts about the mountains, the lake (480 feet deep, types of fish, 52 lb. trout caught years ago by a lady), the town (3,000 people in the summer/40 in the winter, general store is open 2 days a week and the liquor store is open 3 days a week), bears and more. It was sunny, very windy (which is very typical – trees even grow on a slant because of the wind) and a ...
... We again took stops at some turnouts, sometimes getting drenched by falls along the highway. Finally, we parked by the Lake MacDonald lodge and nearby restaurants. We had our mini picnic on a picnic table on the lawn in enjoyable fashion. Before going to our 2:45 Horseback riding trail, we took a fun stroll around Lake MacDonald. I UNsuccessfully tried to teach Rachna how to skip rocks...and believe me, it wasn't my fault! Before we knew it, it was 2:40! Thinking that ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet