Guide to Glacier National Park

Make your Glacier National Park trip one that everyone will remember.  Our family has been Glacier locals for over 50 years and we know all the best things to do in Glacier National Park.

Experience some of our favorite hikes that are sure to amaze trekkers of all ages and skill levels. We know that young children can get burnt out on hiking and sight-seeing quickly, so take a look at some of the other activities some amazing guide companies in Glacier have to offer!  Tired of tinfoil dinners? Check out these awesome Glacier restaurants! And make sure that everyone gets a great night’s sleep with some cozy Glacier lodging and cabins.

You can also read our Ultimate Glacier National Park Trip Planning checklist and our Local’s Guide to the Best Hikes in Glacier National Park!

entrance to glacier national park


Glacier National Park Tower Grill

From snacks to beverages, we have the food you need to fuel your adventures!

glacier grill pizza

Enjoy, pizza, burgers, fries and cold local beers on tap right across the street from Glacier Highline!

La Casita

A delicious Mexican restaurant connected to the discovery center.

Places to Eat Glacier National Park

Home-cooked meals with a Montana flair – including fried green tomatoes! They serve small plates, sandwiches, soups and salads, and a kid’s menu. Less than half a mile from Glacier Highline!

Places to Eat in Glacier

Either have a seat in their dining room or grab to go and eat along the shores of Lake McDonald. The Farm to Table Burger is our favorite – that huckleberry BBQ sauce makes it! Located right inside Apgar Village.

Where to Eat Glacier National Park

Grab a bite of lunch or dinner after the scenic drive up to Polebridge.  Live music is a pretty common thing up here too so maybe you can even score dinner and a show! The Polebridge Mercantile next door also has amazing baked goods – especially that huckleberry bear claw.


Lodging Glacier Tower

Stay right at Glacier Highline in the second-story Tower Studio apartment. Brand new custom rental unit overlooking the beautiful pond and waterfall.

glacier highline's rustic cabin vrbo near west glacier montana

Enjoy Glacier from our Red Cabin hideaway. Newly remodeled log cabin, brings all the high-end amenities with rustic charm.

Lodging Glacier Hebron House

The Hebron House has so much to offer to you and your family during your stay. Enjoy your evenings soaking up wonderful views!


avalanche lake in glacier national park

This is a beautiful moderate-difficulty hike that is 4.5 miles roundtrip and ends with a beautiful lake destination.

hidden lake in glacier national park

This Glacier adventure is a must see!  This moderate difficulty hike rewards you with amazing views and ample wildlife.

lake mcdonald in glacier national park

Lake McDonald is a great idea when you have limited time or small children.  Take a stroll around one of Glacier’s most beautiful lakes!


group horseback riding through swan mountian

Looking for a creative way to experience Glacier National Park? Explore Glacier’s best trails on a horse!

things to do Glacier National Park

Glacier Distillery is a craft distillery and tasting room right down the road from Glacier Highline. They specialize in small-batch whiskeys that reflects the rugged beauty of our surroundings. After a day playing outside with the kids, treat yourself to a cocktail!

family activities in glacier national park

Rafting, fishing, lodging… Glacier Raft Co. has it all!  Be sure to check out the half raft half adventure park combo we offer together!


Glacier Highline has the most exciting and family-friendly things to do in Glacier National Park!  Our aerial adventure park is the perfect way to keep your group of all ages happy and create Montana zipline memories that everyone is sure to enjoy. Our Adventure Pass includes two-hour access to the high and low ropes course portion of the park and unlimited use of the inflatables as long as you are at Glacier Highline. Stop by today to swing, balance, leap, and climb to your heart’s content, or call us to make a reservation for your next group occasion or private event!

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