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These Glacier National Park Vacation Rentals Get 5-Star Reviews from Renters

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Glacier Getaways

Situated in Montana’s Rocky Mountains, Glacier National Park is a stunning wilderness area spanning over 1,500 square miles. For many vacationing in the region, it’s a destination for hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and backcountry camping. But if the idea of setting up tents in the park’s campgrounds doesn’t hold appeal, take a look at these Glacier National Park rentals that have received top marks from renters. Hope you like log cabins!


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Lakefront Cabin
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Lakefront Cabin

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 6

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It almost reads like a postcard: A quaint log cabin on the shore of Lake McDonald inside Glacier National Park. Wake up to mountain views at this three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental, where hikes, canoe trips, and boat tours are all at your fingertips. The house features a beautiful deck for barbecuing, enjoying a glass of wine or a cup of coffee, or just soaking in the sun, while guests can read by the fireplace indoors or play games at the communal dining room table.


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West Glacier Apartment
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West Glacier Apartment

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 4

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Though this one-bedroom apartment can host four people, it might also be the perfect solitary getaway for someone looking to spend some alone time in the mountains. Located a mile away from Glacier National Park, the rental offers stunning views of Strawberry Mountain, along with an open kitchen, private bedroom and bathroom, and granite countertops. Local activities include guided hiking, whitewater rafting, and horseback riding, which can all be booked at Glacier Guides/Montana Raft across the street. 


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Lake McDonald Boathouse
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Lake McDonald Boathouse

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 4

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This two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin is located in Apgar, one of Glacier National Park’s main villages. A quick stroll from Lake McDonald, the rental is surrounded by a cedar forest and offers its own private beach, with boat rentals available in the village. Perfect for a couple, the cabin features a private bedroom with a king bed and a cozy living room where guests can relax after a long day spent hiking around the park. 


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Apgar House
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Apgar House

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 8

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Round up your friends and family for a getaway inside Glacier National Park at this newly renovated Apgar house. Spread out over three large bedrooms or hang out by the fireplace in the spacious living room. The rental is within walking distance to fly fishing, hiking, and shopping, and is right next door to Eddie's Cafe & Gifts — a perfect place to pick up a memento from your memorable trip. 

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Hebron House

Coram, Montana | Sleeps 12

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This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home offers a stylish park getaway for a couple families, featuring a large deck with a grill, a fire pit, and serene views. The massive living room offers plenty of space to lounge, while a built-in dining area and sprawling kitchen makes cooking meals as a group manageable. The house is located 7 miles from Glacier National Park, providing a much-needed respite after a long day exploring the wilderness.

Glacier Lookout Lodge
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Glacier Lookout Lodge

Flathead County, Montana | Sleeps 15

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With four bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate 15 people, this stunning lodge is an ideal gathering spot for groups of friends or multiple families. A wraparound deck offers 360-degree views of the landscape, while an outdoor hot tub keeps guests warm during chilly evenings. The West Glacier National Park entrance is a 25-minute drive away, with access to all the outdoor activities the park has to offer.

Slopeside Luxury Townhome
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Slopeside Luxury Townhome

Whitefish, Montana | Sleeps 10

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This luxury home offers the best of both worlds: Access to incredible skiing and hiking. Located adjacent to Whitefish Mountain’s Chair 6 ski lift, the lodge offers a ski-in/ski-out experience. It’s also 30 miles west of Glacier National Park, making it easy to zip over to the park for a day of hiking, biking, boating, and more. A gas fireplace in the open living room keeps the place warm, while a hot tub invites you to relax under the stars. 

Shooting Star Lodge
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Shooting Star Lodge

Babb, Montana | Sleeps 8

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Minutes away from Glacier National Park’s east entrances, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom getaway features a wraparound deck, outdoor shower and tub, and all the log-cabin charm you’d expect from a Montana lodge. Paddleboards, kayaks, and fishing poles are provided in case guests want to take advantage of nearby Duck Lake, and a handful of local restaurants are just 10 minutes away. 

Lone Elk Lodge
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Lone Elk Lodge

East Glacier Park, Montana | Sleeps 8

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There’s plenty to do at this three-bedroom rental, located within a 20-minute drive from Glacier National Park. Play games or watch a movie by the roaring fireplace, barbecue or take in a sunset on the outdoor deck, or go hiking and fishing right outside the lodge. Visit a restaurant in the nearby town of East Glacier Park, or take advantage of the full kitchen at the lodge, which features granite countertops and new appliances. 

GreyWood Lodge
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GreyWood Lodge

East Glacier Park, Montana | Sleeps 8

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Live the log cabin life with this three-story home in East Glacier Park, located adjacent to the Glacier Park Lodge golf course. The wraparound deck offers vistas of the nearby mountains, and gives guests a front row seat to the horses that are brought in and out each day through the neighboring pasture. Enjoy a meal in the outdoor dining area, then head to a nearby trailhead or into the park for a dose of Montana nature.

Spoon Lake Camp
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Spoon Lake Camp

Flathead County, Montana | Sleeps 14

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Featuring both a main cabin and additional one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabins on the same property, this sprawling rental has a decidedly camp feel. With Glacier National Park nearby, guests have access to endless hiking trails, but there are plenty of additional activities to enjoy around the property, including swimming, canoeing, and kayaking in Spoon Lake. Hang out on the wraparound deck, play foosball in the living room, and enjoy family dinners at a long, wooden dining table that can fit up to 16 people. 

Echtra Cabin
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Echtra Cabin

Whitefish, Montana | Sleeps 12

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Splurge on this newly constructed cabin in Whitefish, roughly 30 miles west of Glacier National Park. In the winter, the ski-in/ski-out property offers an easy way to enjoy the slopes. Whether you’re skiing or are spending the day hiking in Glacier, come back to the five-bedroom, four-bathroom rental to relax by the stone fireplace, take a dip in the porch’s hot tub, or cook up a feast in the gourmet kitchen. 

Cozy Cabin Getaway
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Cozy Cabin Getaway

Essex, Montana | Sleeps 6

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Simple and cozy, this log cabin between East and West Glacier is just a seven-minute drive from Glacier National Park. In the backyard, guests will find a fire pit perfect for roasting s’mores or staying warm while stargazing. Inside, there are three bedrooms, one bathroom, and plenty of cabin charm. Take note: You’ll be able to hear trains going by, as the train tracks run near the house. 

Red Meadow Lodge
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Red Meadow Lodge

Polebridge, Montana | Sleeps 8

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Located near the northwest corner of Glacier National Park, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom escape features private access to the North Fork River, a fire pit, a hammock, and stunning views of the nearby mountains. Use the kitchen’s wood-burning oven to cook up a homemade meal, or dive into the lodge’s stack of games and books for some post-hike entertainment. 

Modern Montana Condo
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Modern Montana Condo

Flathead County, Montana | Sleeps 8

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This four-bedroom, four-bathroom condo is located inside a resort community, and while it doesn’t include access to the resort’s amenities, guests will be able to enjoy the neighborhood pool. The two-story rental offers a fire pit and gas grill outside, along with a fireplace and fully equipped kitchen inside. Ideal for multiple couples or a family. 

The Glacier House
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The Glacier House

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 6

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This three-level home has everything you need to enjoy a vacation near Glacier National Park. Challenge your friends or family to a game of pingpong in the rental’s rec room, relax with a cup of coffee in a rocking chair on the deck, or take a short walk into town for shopping and dining. The west entrance of the park is also a quick stroll away, as is the historic Belton Bridge. 

Stunning Family Cabin
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Stunning Family Cabin

West Glacier, Montana | Sleeps 6

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Guests staying at this three-bedroom, three-bathroom rental will be right in the middle of nature, with Glacier National Park in their backyard and a vibrant river running across the street. Spend your days kayaking, golfing, fly fishing, hiking, and white water rafting, then come home to a comfortable living room and spacious kitchen. An outdoor dining area invites guests to have a bite to eat outside while watching the sunset. 

Sanctuary Creek at Meadow Lake
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Sanctuary Creek at Meadow Lake

Flathead County, Montana | Sleeps 12

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This Montana getaway sits on 20 acres, offering a 4,400-square-foot space to come back to after hiking around Glacier National Park (roughly 15 miles away). Inside, find a game room, movie room, and a large kitchen, while outside boasts a hot tub, grill, and spacious deck for stargazing. Explore the nearby towns of Whitefish and Bigfork if you start to get cabin fever.

Whitefish Outpost
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Whitefish Outpost

Whitefish, Montana | Sleeps 20

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Booking for a reunion or multi-family get-together? This six-bedroom retreat, located 3.5 miles from downtown Whitefish, has enough room for everyone. The 6,600-square-foot luxury space offers 10 beds, a hot tub, a wraparound deck, a pingpong table, and a fire pit for winding down in the evening. Modern appliances are available throughout the home, and there are numerous tubs to ease into after a long day of skiing or hiking. 

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The Rising Wolf

East Glacier Park, Montana | Sleeps 6

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Aside from having a great name, the Rising Wolf in East Glacier Park is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom lodge featuring stunning views of the surrounding wilderness. Wildflowers dot the lawn, along with a hammock and outdoor lounge chairs, while the interior boasts rustic cabin details, an open kitchen and dining room layout, and brand new appliances. Each bedroom opens up into a patio, where you can watch Montana’s famous sunsets. 


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