gem icon Lake McDonald Lodge

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Overview

If you're looking to add a bit of history to your stay in Glacier, look no further than this scenic lodge. Constructed shortly after the turn of the 20th century, this Swiss-style chalet provides rustic accommodations to visitors wishing to extend their stay in the park.

Situated on the banks of Lake McDonald, it is easy to imagine arriving at the hotel via steamboat or by horse-drawn carriage. The lodge was constructed during an era when the railroad industry was building stately hotels in scenic places to drive vacation traffic. Today, visitors can still enjoy the rustic beams and styling of the original hotel.

While visitors now arrive at what was originally a back door, a sense of grandeur endures, making a stop at the lodge an excellent addition to any visit to Glacier National Park.

On the Road: The hotel is located a short way from Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Family Friendly: Incredible architecture and beautiful grounds entice visitors of all ages.

Gem Type: Historic Site

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