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Stories and Tips Whitefish

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Trains, Planes or Automobiles???

Written by MilwVon on 22 Mar, 2012

I've always wanted to experience the Amtrak and taking the train to Glacier National Park has been a bucket list item for me for a while now. Having gotten hooked on Alaska a few years ago, I wondered if Montana's Rocky Mountains were close…Read More


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Stations Across The Nation - part 2

Written by MilwVon on 22 Mar, 2012

There were so many things to see while riding on the train. As you would probably expect, this region of the country is largely farm and ranch land. I saw a lot of cattle, sheep and horses on my journey. In terms…Read More


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Stations Across The Nation - part 1

Written by MilwVon on 22 Mar, 2012

OK upfront I must admit to not being that creative. A young lady with whom we shared lunch one day said that our Amtrak adventure sounded like a tour of "stations across the nation" and I liked it enough to use it here. For…Read More


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Accommodations on the Amtrak

Written by MilwVon on 22 Mar, 2012

A vast majority of people travel on the Amtrak rail system in coach. Tickets are very reasonably priced, especially if you buy them in advance of your travel dates. A coach ticket one-way from Milwaukee to Whitefish, MT started at $158. To…Read More


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Amtrak Dining Aboard the Empire Builder

Written by MilwVon on 21 Mar, 2012

The 30 hour trip between Milwaukee, WI and Whitefish, MT was made much more comfortable and enjoyable in part due to the meals served in the dining car. The train in both directions (east and west) had a dining car which provided a full-service…Read More


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Glacier National Park in the Winter

Written by MilwVon on 21 Mar, 2012

Glacier National Park is like many other national parks located in mountainous areas of the United States in that access is very limited due to the extreme winter conditions. Many of the park services are closed and the roads are only cleared and maintained…Read More


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Renting a Car in Whitefish

Written by MilwVon on 20 Mar, 2012

For my two full days in Whitefish, I wanted to have a rental car to get out and about, including a road trip out to Glacier National Park. I started looking for what deals were out there immediately, only to find that the price…Read More


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More Adventure Than I Bargained For!

Written by MilwVon on 20 Mar, 2012

After a great first day in Montana, I thought I would explore north of Whitefish to see what was up that way on Hwy 93. Given the lousy weather conditions, I was not sure if I would attempt to venture north of the border…Read More


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Day 6

Written by Hey_Tiff on 23 Jul, 2002

O' Canada... that's what we saw today. We've moved on from Many Glacier and went to Waterton National park in Canada. We went through customs and drove just a little ways into Canada to see the plains and the huge mountains. There are no foothills,…Read More


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Day 5

Written by Hey_Tiff on 23 Jul, 2002

Happy trails...this morning I got up and went horseback riding through the Cracker Flats. Tiff opted to sleep in. She wasn't up for sitting in the saddle. It was enjoyable two hour ride. It was a small group. The only other guests were an…Read More


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