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Entertain the Kids: Things to Do Around Glacier National Park

Things to Do Around Glacier National Park

Family vacations are often the source of amazing early childhood memories. Family vacations around Glacier National Park are especially amazing, because you’re immersing your children in nature and scenery they typically wouldn’t see.

But sometimes children need stimulation beyond hikes and camping. Enter our list of the best things to do around Glacier National Park! Read our full list below for ideas, tips and tricks about what to do with your kids around Glacier National Park.

Glacier Highline:

Take a chance on our adventure course. Located right inside the park, our family friendly activities have something for everyone. From a ropes course to inflatable water obstacle course, we have it all!

Hit the river with Glacier Rafting Co.

Challenge your family on an epic river rafting journey. This adventure is especially desirable if you’re from a city and don’t get the chance to visit water frequently. Children will advance their skills and learn to face their fears!

Take a horseback riding trip with Swan Valley Outfitters

A more relaxed adventure, this is perfect for animal lovers of all ages! This distinguished and great tour company will help your family navigate the park by horse. An experience the kids will never forget.

Explore the area on a bus with Red Bus Tours

Looking to sit and take it all in but don’t want to worry about driving? Take a tour with Red Bus Tours and relax on their bus! They will take you to the must see Glacier National Park spots.

Take a safe, guided hiking trip with Glacier Guides

Packed your hiking shoes? Then an adventure with Glacier Guides is perfect for you! This is a great option for families with less experienced hikers, as Glacier Guides will handle the majority of the logistics for you. They are also highly qualified guides with years of experience, so will know how to keep you and your little ones safe.

Experience the park by boat with Glacier Park boat tours

Try jet setting across the lakes with Glacier Park boat tours. You can feel the wind in your hair while enjoying the beauty of the area. This is one of the best things to do around Glacier National Park because of the photo opportunities! Grab the perfect photo of your friends and family, one you’re sure to keep forever.

Visit Lake McDonald Lodge and bask in the beauty and history

This historical lodge is one of the main assets of Glacier National Park. Think of it as the park’s crown jewel. It is beautiful and an amazing historical piece of the park.

Drive Going-To-The-Sun Road and enjoy a sunset

After a busy day, the best thing to do is to unwind and watch the sunset. This easy drive is a must-do in Glacier National Park. You will witness the park’s beauty, which is only magnified by the golden hour.

If you’re looking for the best things to do in Glacier National Park with kids, check out our full blog post on the topic!


We will see you soon at Glacier Highline!