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Alpine escape in Glacier National Park vacation home rentals

Boasting beautiful peaks with glistening lakes, outdoor sports, and an abundance of native wildlife, Glacier National Park is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Vacation home rentals in the area range from rugged and practical to refined and luxurious, allowing you to make the most of your stay in this picturesque alpine destination.

History

History surrounds Glacier National Park vacation rentals

Montana has a variety of historic sites near Glacier National Park and local vacation rentals that provide a glimpse into its long history. The Conrad Mansion, a Victorian-style home built in 1895, is now a museum with period furnishings and many of the original owner’s artifacts. The Daly Mansion, the former summer home of Marcus Daly and his family, is a vast estate with a Victorian house, a Georgian-Revival house, an arboretum, and a botanic garden on sprawling acreage that’s lovely to explore. The DeBorgia Schoolhouse, a two-room schoolhouse from 1908, is an interesting historic site that showcases life at the turn of the century. The Fort Fizzle Historic Site, once used by Lewis and Clark as a barricade during the Nez Perce War, has a unique history that should be interesting to the entire family.

Things to do

Adventure surrounds Glacier National Park vacation homes

Glacier National Park is in the heart of the Montana wilderness, offering endless opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. Vacation home rentals can be found near such sites as Going-to-the-Sun Road, a picturesque alpine road with views of the waterfalls and wildlife, and Lake McDonald, an alpine lake with kayaking and canoeing. Logan Pass, an elevation pass in the Continental Divide, offers dramatic mountain views and lush woods for nature lovers. The Grinnell Glacier is a must for hikers, due to its challenging trails and beautiful, intact glacier.

Outdoor activities

Nature near Glacier National Park vacation home rentals

The vast landscape and diverse terrain of Glacier National Park are a dream for outdoor enthusiasts. On land, road biking, hiking, golfing, rock climbing, ice climbing, and zip-lining are popular ways to explore the area. In the lakes and rivers, visitors enjoy kayaking, canoeing, boat tours, fishing, swimming, and whitewater rafting, as well as other watersports. No matter your inclination, vacation homes in the area give you convenient access to all that the park has to offer.

Family friendly

Family Family fun in Glacier National Park cabin rentals

Glacier National Park has endless opportunities for kids of all ages. Vacation homes are available near outdoor excursions like Iceberg Lake, a beautiful body of water with views of notable peaks and exciting watersports, and Swiftcurrent Lake, a family-friendly area with a park and kayaking. Two Medicine Lake, a serene spot with mountain reflections, a historic chalet, and trails for all skill levels, is a great place for outdoor adventure with the kids. Cracker Lake, a turquoise lake with calm waters and nature trails, is ideal for young children.

Good for couples

Romance in Glacier National Park vacation homes

With its beautiful scenery and quiet atmosphere, Glacier National Park is great for a romantic getaway. Vacation home rentals can be found in the heart of the landscape, putting you within reach of locations like Saint Mary Lake, a huge area with wildflowers, boat tours, and interesting wildlife, and Avalanche Lake, a scenic spot known for spotting bears and elk, and having rigorous hiking trails. You could also try the Highline Trail, a notable hiking trail that traverses alpine meadows and the Continental Divide, and Hidden Lake, a secluded lake with stunning mountain views and a relaxing atmosphere.

Where to stay around Glacier National Park?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 424 vacation rentals near Glacier National Park. From 145 Cabins to 173 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Glacier National Park for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Glacier National Park?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Glacier National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Canada: 30,076 vacation rentals
  • Whitefish: 1,105 vacation rentals
  • British Columbia: 10,804 vacation rentals
  • Flathead Lake: 740 vacation rentals
  • Kalispell: 1,093 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Glacier National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Glacier National Park?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Glacier National Park:

  • Whitefish: 1,105 rentals
  • Flathead Lake: 740 rentals
  • Kalispell: 1,093 rentals
  • Columbia Falls: 1,184 rentals
  • Bigfork: 520 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Glacier National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Glacier National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Meadow Lake Golf Course: 1,205 rentals
  • Glacier Park Station: 34 rentals
  • West Glacier Station: 990 rentals
  • Eagle Bend Golf Club: 514 rentals
  • Majestic Valley Arena: 1,297 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glacier National Park listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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