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From Whitefish: Glacier National Park & Polebridge Day Tour

1. From Whitefish: Glacier National Park & Polebridge Day Tour

Explore the areas of West Glacier, Polebridge, and Glacier National Park with a private guide on this day tour from Whitefish. Enjoy panoramic views of Hungry Horse Reservoir, get a photo with the iconic Glacier National Park sign, and stop at Lake McDonald Lodge. Begin your day with a pickup at your Whitefish hotel or accommodation and head out of town. Stop at Hungry Horse Reservoir and walk across the Hungry Horse Dam. Admire the view of the Rocky Mountains reflected in the still water of the reservoir. As you walk, hear the history of the dam, reservoir, and the town of Hungry Horse from your guide. Next, continue to West Glacier to reach Glacier National Park. Stop at the entrance sign for a quick photo op. Drive past the shores of Lake McDonald, the largest lake in the park. Stop at the Lake McDonald Lodge and look over the still water to the towering Rockies. As you take photos from the dock, hear about the founding of the national park and fascinating tales of its bears. Continue to Apgar Visitor Center and this historic area of Apgar Village at the edge of Lake McDonald. Stroll around the area and explore the visitor center to learn more about the park. Next, leave the National Park and travel up the North Fork road, enjoying the sights of the mighty North Fork river. Stop to take pictures next to roaring waterfalls before arriving at Polebridge Mercantile. Take a seat in this historic cafe and outpost, just 20 miles south of the Canadian border. Grab a Huckleberry Bear Claw, a traditional pastry, or enjoy a delicious lunch (not included) and enjoy the views before returning to Whitefish.

From Whitefish: Private East Glacier & Two Medicine Day Trip

2. From Whitefish: Private East Glacier & Two Medicine Day Trip

Explore East Glacier National Park and the Two Medicine area with a knowledgeable guide on this private day trip from Whitefish. Visit the park's landmarks like the East Glacier Park Lodge and walk around Two Medicine Lake. Your tour starts in Whitefish, where you will be picked up by a private vehicle. Travel via Highway 2 to reach East Glacier Park. Enjoy a brief stop at the historic East Glacier Park Lodge and see the grandeur of this beautiful lodge, located at the southeast corner of Glacier National Park. It was the first hotel built by the Great Northern Railway. Continue to Two Medicine and opt for a short hike to see waterfalls, or spend time meandering around the lake. Two Medicine will take your breath away with its dramatic views, rushing waterfalls, and reflective lakes. This is a perfect stop for lunch (at your own expense). While on the tour, you can also opt to visit Saint Mary's Visitor Center, which will require additional driving time.

Our most recommended things to do in Whitefish, Montana

From Whitefish: Glacier National Park & Polebridge Day Tour

From Whitefish: Glacier National Park & Polebridge Day Tour

Explore the areas of West Glacier, Polebridge, and Glacier National Park with a private guide on this day tour from Whitefish. Enjoy panoramic views of Hungry Horse Reservoir, get a photo with the iconic Glacier National Park sign, and stop at Lake McDonald Lodge. Begin your day with a pickup at your Whitefish hotel or accommodation and head out of town. Stop at Hungry Horse Reservoir and walk across the Hungry Horse Dam. Admire the view of the Rocky Mountains reflected in the still water of the reservoir. As you walk, hear the history of the dam, reservoir, and the town of Hungry Horse from your guide. Next, continue to West Glacier to reach Glacier National Park. Stop at the entrance sign for a quick photo op. Drive past the shores of Lake McDonald, the largest lake in the park. Stop at the Lake McDonald Lodge and look over the still water to the towering Rockies. As you take photos from the dock, hear about the founding of the national park and fascinating tales of its bears. Continue to Apgar Visitor Center and this historic area of Apgar Village at the edge of Lake McDonald. Stroll around the area and explore the visitor center to learn more about the park. Next, leave the National Park and travel up the North Fork road, enjoying the sights of the mighty North Fork river. Stop to take pictures next to roaring waterfalls before arriving at Polebridge Mercantile. Take a seat in this historic cafe and outpost, just 20 miles south of the Canadian border. Grab a Huckleberry Bear Claw, a traditional pastry, or enjoy a delicious lunch (not included) and enjoy the views before returning to Whitefish.

From Whitefish: Private East Glacier & Two Medicine Day Trip

From Whitefish: Private East Glacier & Two Medicine Day Trip

Explore East Glacier National Park and the Two Medicine area with a knowledgeable guide on this private day trip from Whitefish. Visit the park's landmarks like the East Glacier Park Lodge and walk around Two Medicine Lake. Your tour starts in Whitefish, where you will be picked up by a private vehicle. Travel via Highway 2 to reach East Glacier Park. Enjoy a brief stop at the historic East Glacier Park Lodge and see the grandeur of this beautiful lodge, located at the southeast corner of Glacier National Park. It was the first hotel built by the Great Northern Railway. Continue to Two Medicine and opt for a short hike to see waterfalls, or spend time meandering around the lake. Two Medicine will take your breath away with its dramatic views, rushing waterfalls, and reflective lakes. This is a perfect stop for lunch (at your own expense). While on the tour, you can also opt to visit Saint Mary's Visitor Center, which will require additional driving time.

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