Archive for Going to the Sun Road

Ideas of things to Do in the Area with Children in Mind

Drive Going to the Sun Road – Leave at 7 am – so you can find parking at the top of Logan Pass (Glacier National Park).  Be sure Take a Picnic to eat along the way or stop at one of the Historic Lodges for lunch.   Take a cruise on Lake McDonald http://www.glacierparkboats.com/   Memorable views of Glacier National Park await you on the scenic, hour long cruise. Departing from the dock lakeside of Lake McDonald Lodge, the DeSmet is the flagship of our fleet of historic wooden boats.
Tour Times:  11:00 a.m.  1:30 p.m.  3:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Tour length: 1 hour.       Tour Prices: Adults $16 Children 4-12 years $8

 

Inclimate weather: Lunch at Bullman Pizza, a Movie at Signature Theatres,  and Twisted Bliss Yogurt….all located at Hutton Ranch Plaza in Kalipsell MT

 

Columbia Falls Big Sky Water Park

http://www.bigskywp.com/
Operating season: Hours 11 am to 7 pm
2012 Admission Rates – Be sure to use Sunscreen
Adult: $24.99  Child (under 48″): $19.99   Senior (age 60+): $19.99
Mini golf $5 per person

 

Inclimate weather or a day out of the Sun…….try the Family Fun Zone in  Kalispell MT
http://www.zonefamilyfun.com/
$40 Package Pricing per person is the way to go if you go here.
This place is fun!!!  and they have Pizza too!

 

Lone Pine State Park     http://stateparks.mt.gov/parks/visit/lonePine/

Hike and Picnic -  The overlooks at Lone Pine State Park present a dramatic view of the Flathead Valley.

On a clear day, you can see Flathead Lake, Big Mountain, the Jewel Basin and Glacier National Park. A walk through the visitor center will provide information on living with wildlife in the wild land-urban interface, along with a look at wildlife and forest ecology within the park. At the park’s gift store you can find a variety of informative books on area wildlife, wildflowers and more.   With 7.5 miles of trails at the park, you will be sure to find a great hike to revitalize your soul, a peaceful spot to relax, or a fresh sign of area wildlife. Bring a lunch and take advantage of the park’s picnic area under a canopy of Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir Trees

 

Amazing Fun Center at Hungry Horse, MT

http://www.amazingfuncenter.com/page2.php
Opens at 9:30 AM every day Daily closing time 9:30 PM
Try you luck at getting through the large outdoor maze as fast as you can, also have bumper boats, mini golf, go-carts, and basketball hoopshots.
Pricing : 13 and over – Package $18.75     6 to 12 years – Package $15.75

 

4th of July Parade  at Noon

Be sure to arrive early to get a good spot to watch the parade

Downtown Bigfork, MT