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The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast

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16485 N Fork Rd, Polebridge, MT 59928-9755
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Experience luxurious comfort in the wilds of Montana while hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, bird (and other creatures) watching, or just relaxing with a book by the fire. A delicious, filling breakfast guaranteed!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
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Non-smoking hotel
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16485 N Fork Rd, Polebridge, MT 59928-9755
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Glacier National Park Airport46 miSee all flights
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Caden B wrote a review Mar 2022
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The host was polite, helpful, and easy to work with! We had a ton of questions about the area and they got back to us quickly with great information and advice. If you are just looking for a place to get away or if you are planning a trip to Glacier, I highly recommend this one.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kim K wrote a review Oct 2021
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We stayed here for our 30th wedding anniversary. We can’t think of anywhere else we would have rather been. Paul and Nancy are the sweetest couple and we truly enjoyed our time with them. The sunrises are majestic and we felt like we were in our own little corner of the world. We can’t wait to go back and experience God’s Glory in this beautiful place.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kelly A wrote a review Oct 2021
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Staying in a B&B was on our bucket list and we couldn't have had a better one. The location, hospitality and food was amazing. Paul and Nancy were the prefect hosts. Added bonus was meeting Pearl. Beautiful husky who was a true delight.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Chris L wrote a review Aug 2021
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We had only a few days left to enjoy the beauty of Montana and decided to drive up to Polebridge to check out the serenity and solitude. Looking for a little R&R, we stumbled upon the “tiny dot in the middle of nowhere” on the map and decided to give it a shot. Let‘ s just say that we were just as pleasantly surprised as we were in awe of the beauty of their home complemented by the mountains visiblefrom the back porch. Paul and Nancy were so accommodating and were lovely to talk with and share their home with us. Everything was clean and comfortable and I know that breakfast is award winning! Though our time was short, I know that we are certainly looking forward to our next trip to Polebridge to stay with them once again. - Chris and Lorraine
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Craig C wrote a review Aug 2021
San Marcos, California3 contributions
This is as good as it gets. North Fork Montana is a special place. I say this having traveled overland to many regions of the world we share. Your spirit will be at peace during your days in this region. Swimming in nearby Bowman Lake after a quiet hike amongst woodpeckers I'm fairly certain will absolve you of all your sins, this life and the next. The Polebridge entrance was our favorite to use during our time in Glacier, which is more than reason can chart to visit this part of the world. It's around 45 minutes south of The Way, which you find along an enchanting, if a little bumpy, winding road skirting a rushing river and tall pines. Before you set off on the road to The Way, do stop in at one of the two saloons on the way to bathe in the warm air and local color. Do try one of the pastries at The Merc. Remove your watch and set your phone on do not disturb. Just as Nancy and Paul's website promises, this experience is that of a true Bed and Breakfast. No detail is overlooked. The longer you stay there, the more you become aware of the exquisite attention to décor and the care they've put into arranging your stay with them. The art. The quality of the toiletries. The way Nancy subtly replaces your towels and glasses while you are looking out at the mountains framing Canada's provinces beyond the pines. Breakfast on the first morning is amazing, but it gets even better each day you let go of the reins and surrender to the quiet of North Fork. Coax Paul into donning his cowboy apron and firing up espressos as you look out onto deer playing outside the bright glass windows on the lawn. He knows his coffee beans and he can thin-slice you at a glance upon arising as to the dosage you'll need before heading out for the day. Nancy's glazed huckleberry pancakes were acclaimed as "world class" by my foodie girlfriend sharing the Lewis & Clark with me. There's nothing quite like lingering over a breakfast made with love while mountains invite. If you are a younger traveler, do find the time to listen to Nancy and Paul's way to this land and way in this land. They are wise and kind people. I hope to travel to North Fork and stay with Nancy and Paul every year for the rest of my life now.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Michelle V wrote a review Jul 2021
Long Beach, California5 contributions
This was our third visit to The Way Less Traveled B and B. The view is spectacular! The Lewis and Clark room is beautiful and so relaxing. We have a master bath and a private balcony. Perfect for view.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Rachael M wrote a review Jun 2021
Carrollton, Virginia2 contributions
We stayed one night as a family of 6 and really enjoyed our stay! The wildlife viewing was better than anything within the park. We saw a moose first thing in the morning and a family of deer playing casually in the yard. On our 3 mile drive from the house to the Canada border to take a picture we saw a huge grizzly hanging out on the side of the road. Paul and Nancy were so accommodating and our breakfast was perfect. Would reccomend to anyone who wants to venture down the backroads and see life outside of the park.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: The roads are tough for small cars go slow or be sure to use an SUV. The house is 3 miles from...
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KatDan2008 wrote a review Sep 2020
Nicholasville, Kentucky9 contributions1 helpful vote
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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!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Rayanne K wrote a review Sep 2020
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Hospitality like that of Nancy and Paul is uncommonly refreshing. Their home is lovely, the rooms are sparkling clean and private, and the Mountain views are breathtaking. If you really want to “get away from it all”, this is the place!!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Nancy Winkler, Owner at The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast
Responded Sep 10, 2020
Thank you! We loved being a part of your journey to the Canadian Border to (almost) complete your 3100 mile journey on the Continental Divide Trail. We so admire your drive and ability to accomplish such a huge endeavor. It was our pleasure to provide a comfortable, warm place for you to rest and the conversations were great. All the best to you in your next adventure. Nancy and Paul
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DJE707 wrote a review Aug 2020
Lexington, Kentucky16 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed with Paul and Nancy one night and felt totally at home. They are consummate hosts. The Inn is beautiful and maintained with love. It couldn’t have been any cleaner. We saw hummingbirds and a grizzly bear. It is worth the drive.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Nancy Winkler, Owner at The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast
Responded Aug 24, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words. We so enjoyed having you and hope you'll be back this way some day. Best regards, Nancy
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast
What are some of the property amenities at The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does The Way Less Traveled Bed & Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.