We made an impromptu trip to Glacier National Park in lafe August 2020. We found The Way Less Traveled.
It is off the beaten path - miles of unpaved roads but if you are looking for peace and quiet with breathtaking views this is the place to be. and just 4 miles north of the property you can even take a photo @ the Canadian border.
The property is utterly stunning. Right past the treeline are the beautiful and majestic Rockies. You cannot find these views in the city. Wildlife will wonder right upon the property.
We stayed in the Lewis and Clark room. It was spacious with a reading nook which my wife enjoyed and a private balcony for star gazing and wildlife viewing.
Our host were so hospitable. They made us comfortable and were more than accommodating to our needs going above and beyond. And if you are a dog person make sure you meet Storm. He was a super nice dog.
The glaze on the blueberry/huckleberry pancakes still makes my mouth water and the strawberries and cream were delicious too.
Don't let the fact that this property is off the grid deter you from coming here. With temps in the 30-40s we were very comfortable and the showers were still nice and hot!
Stayed at this beautiful b and b for 4 nights. The home is exquisite, beautifully decorated, and a wonderful home feel. The view of the mountains are breathtaking.
We had the Lewis and Clark room with our own balcony and bathroom. So nice, enjoyed every minute of our stay. Breakfasts were delicious. Loved the hosts Nancy and Paul. Made us feel welcome and at home. This was one of our many stops in Montana and it was our favorite place to stay and our favorite view. Will come back and stay again. Loved it so much! Michelle and Jim from Long Beach, Ca.
Glacier National Park has been my dream since childhood. We like off the beaten path and the way less traveled experiences. Could never have imagined that a place as wonderful as "The Way Less Traveled Bed and Breakfast" existed in such a remote setting. I felt totally spoiled staying here in the Lewis & Clarke room. It far exceeded my expectations. It was a gorgeous and spotless room and bath. Everything was comfortable and just right for us. We used the balcony for star gazing, watching sunrises, the views and, of course, the much loved hummingbirds at the feeder.
One of our party of three stayed in the cabin, which was equally as comfortable and beautifully decorated.
I felt totally relaxed upon stepping out of our vehicle to start our stay. Nancy and Paul felt like friends we had known for awhile by the time we left. Their friendliness and genuine personalities make them perfect for hosting travelers. It was obvious that they pay attention to every detail and the needs of their guests. We enjoyed how they shared their pictures of the location and their experiences. We cannot forget Storm. My daughter especially loved him. He is gentle, but a great watch dog.
Breakfasts were phenomenal! Again, I felt totally spoiled, relaxed, and yes, GNP and "The Way Less Traveled B&B" are back on the bucket list. Wishing we would have booked a longer stay here. It felt like home. Thank you Paul and Nancy!
What a wonderful out of the way B&B. Very peaceful and quiet. The view from the Lewis and Clark Room is outstanding. It has a balcony and a view of the mountain ranges. Paul and Nancy do an outstanding job with breakfast and providing guests with suggestions. They also provided us with bear spray for our stay - we didn't have to use it. This was our second stay in the Lewis and Clark and already cannot wait for a return trip. The bed is very comfy and the shower is wonderful. Would recommend for folks who want to get away from the hustle and bustle and have no problem driving a long distance on a gravel/dirt road. Closest town is Polebridge where we usually have dinner and drinks at the Northern Lights Saloon before making the 17 mile journey back to the B&B.
I stayed in the Lewis & Clark room for a week, and thoroughly enjoyed the peaceful yet convenient location. It's about 30 minutes north of Polebridge via a gravel road (all the roads on this side of Glacier seem to be gravel), and even getting on the road about 9am every morning that allowed me to get through Polebridge to Bowman and Kintla lakes before the rangers shut down the roads mid-morning. This happens in the busy season due to congestion, since the roads to the lakes are basically one-lane gravel with limited pullouts to pass other cars going the opposite direction, so getting there before mid-morning is important. (Also, bug spray is highly recommended if you plan to do any hiking to ward off flies or mosquitos, depending on the elevation. Buy some in Polebridge if you forget to bring some)
Paul and Nancy (the B&B owners) are quite friendly and welcoming, but also won't intrude if you prefer to relax alone or need to do a little work. The Lewis & Clark room has a private balcony with beautiful views, and seems to be a mosquito-free zone, so it's a peaceful retreat if you just want to read a book in sight of the mountains. They also provide limited wifi - just be aware that it's slow and mostly just for sending email to family or facebooking, since there isn't any cell service on this side of the park, until you get 60 minutes south of Polebridge.
I also really enjoyed the fresh breakfasts each morning - it was a nice change from my normal diet of processed foods. I think the fresh scrambled eggs/omelettes were my favorite, but banana nut pancakes were a close second. Overall a very good experience - a beautiful house with kind people. I'd highly recommend it if you want nice place to stay while visiting the west side of Glacier National Park.