Glacier National Park guide

Relax, play, and discover unforgettable beauty in this magical Montana park

Amazing week in Montana's Glacier National Park

1 week + 1 scenic route = 7 amazing moments

tipi lodging
Photo by Andrea M. Gómez

Stop 1: Browning

Montana’s secret is that it’s a foreign country. Or, more accurately, I feel like I am visiting from a foreign country. The state’s original landlords were, after all, the Blackfeet Nation. Today Browning is their capital.

Here I get a latte from the tipi-style Big Lodge Espresso. And bunk down in a comfy tipi with fitted sheets at Darrell and Angelika Norman’s Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village. Here I realize it’s best to forget what I know, casting off my familiar surroundings. Darrell’s a Blackfeet. Angelika, who is German, arrived as a visitor.

“The first time I saw the Rockies,” she says, “I didn’t want to leave. I was crying. And then I met Darrell. And here we are.”

 

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