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Going-to-the-Sun Road

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Glacier National Park, MT 59936
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Going to the Sun Road Glacier Park

The MOST beautiful park in America as far as I’m concerned. Stunning scenery. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mary J I
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Spokane
Memorable Drive With Spectacular Views

Going-to-the-Sun Road is one of the most magnificent roads in the United States. The road is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RetiredTravelerTN
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Nashville, TN
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A spectacular and scenic 52-mile highway through Glacier National Park, which crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass in Montana.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Glacier National Park, MT 59936
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Reviewed yesterday

The MOST beautiful park in America as far as I’m concerned. Stunning scenery. Beautiful waterfalls, wildlife, hikes to hidden lakes and glaciers. It is my favorite spot o earth

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Going-to-the-Sun Road is one of the most magnificent roads in the United States. The road is engineered in a way that does not detract from the natural beauty of Glacier National Park. We spent several days in the park driving various sections of the road...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to 29 national parks and done a lot of amazing drives, but this one is far and away the most fantastic. From the mountain goats to the waterfalls to the terror that your car might drive off the mountain in the fog, this...More

1  Thank mikebickerson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This road is a thrill to drive! Allow a good portion of the day to travel the 52 miles. Stay in one gateway town St Marys drive the road and stay a night on the other side or in a Waterton but must have a...More

2  Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travel from east to west and you will avoid many slowdowns, as most travelers move from west to east. Or if you have time, drive it both ways because the views are great on each side.

3  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on June 28th and the road had just opened fully that day. We stayed in East Glacier and decided to drive the full road the next day. Definitely recommend starting out early in the day to allow for less congestion and that also...More

2  Thank Klschick
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Before you go check road status of the road to the sun...as of December 8 2017, the road is close by the east entrance St. Mary. If you want to take a drive need to go to west glacier where the road is open about...More

1  Thank gatocanada
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Our 5th time did not disappoint even with some smokiness from forest fires in canada. Our advice is to get to the park early before the crowds hit the pass then do a walk and then drive back late afternoon after the crowds have gone....More

4  Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We are so glad we came back to Glacier National Park during the summer months. Our winter visits did not suffice. All though you can use a free shuttle, I would advise you to not unless you are just hopping off a bus to take...More

1  Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The magnificent views from Going to the Sun Road are incomparable in any other tourist Rocky mountain destination in the United States. The same views might be had if you are willing to hike into the wilderness a few miles, but most of us do...More

2  Thank Carpediemsollasollew
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Michele D
2 December 2017|
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Response from Maxwell_III | Reviewed this property |
My response if from a hiker’s perspective – I apologize if that’s not relevant. I’m also not trying to take into account driving time or mileage. Generally speaking, the Tetons and Yellowstone will be at a higher elevation... More
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Tricia H
27 November 2017|
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Response from 2Vegans2wheels | Reviewed this property |
That's a definite maybe...sorry. It depends on how much snow falls this winter and how long it falls into the spring. Last year it opened (fully) on June 19, the year before June 19 and before that it was July 2. Watch... More
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ajvinta
12 November 2017|
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Response from Tara D | Reviewed this property |
I think it really just depends on the weather conditions. We drove it 2 days in a row at the end of July, the first day was clear as a bell. We stayed overnight in St Mary and woke the next day to thick low cloud but this... More
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