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Summer Savings

May 14th, 2013 by teresa

Pay 100% at time of booking and grab an extra 5% discount!  

To celebrate the launch of our four brand new lodge rooms, we are offering an additional 5% discount to all guests paying 100% at time of booking.  Combine this with one of our other great offers for a Glacier National Park vacation to remember.  Choose from Multi-Night savings, June 3 for 2, AAA or AARP discounts and don’t forget you can also get 10% off your summer activities with Swan Mountain Outfitters, Great Northern Whitewater and Wild River Adventures when you stay with us.

Returning guest?  All returning guests get a 10% discount.

Stay and play for less this summer at the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins!  

Call toll-free on 877-387-4420 and claim your savings today.

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photo courtesy Glacier Country

Glacier National Park Summer Vacations

May 13th, 2013 by teresa

Blue sky against tall pines, long drawn out sunsets, a million and one stars – you will soon discover why they call Montana ‘Big Sky’ country! With summer temperatures possibly hitting 100 you will find the perfect opportunity to head off into the cool air of the mountains or to take a dip in the lakes and rivers. The beauty of Montana at the height of the season is unsurpassed and you will return from your travels with a photograph album that will become the envy of all your friends!

The Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins offers, within a five-mile radius, an array of activities appealing to all ages and a wide range of interests. The Flathead National Forest right outside our back door provides miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking and ample opportunities for fishing and hunting. Nearby Kalispell, Whitefish and Bigfork have plenty of boutiques and antique shops and, in the summer months, there are ample opportunities for water sports whether touring the Flathead Lake, rafting on the rivers or shooting down the slides at the nearby Big Sky Water Park.

Of course, there is always Glacier National Park, only 8 miles away and open year round, its our main attraction and with good reason!  Visitors to Glacier National Park enjoy the park’s 1 million acres of lakes, sweeping valleys and glacier carved mountains. Glacier is 40 miles wide from east to west, and 50 miles long north to south. A complete suite of wildlife that includes wolves, grizzly bears, lynx and other natural predators sets it apart from nearly every other national park, a park so naturally beautiful it is known as the “Crown Jewel of the Continent.”

Mountain bikes and fishing equipment are available for rental from the lodge.

When you are done exploring for the day, try dinner at one of our many local restaurants, or cook on the grill at the lodge and enjoy a game of horseshoes or volleyball in our backyard. The Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins are famous for our evening campfires, hosted by our staff and often accompanied by local musicians.

Regardless of the weather, season, or activity there is always spectacular scenery. With Montana’s Rocky Mountains as your backdrop, the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins will provide you with the perfect setting for your next family vacation, corporate retreat, or weekend getaway.

Use our convenient on-line reservations link or call us directly on 406-387-4420 . Also call toll free on 877-387-4420 .

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(photo courtesy Glacier Country)

Flathead Valley Activities

March 16th, 2013 by teresa

20sWhilst we are thrilled that we are located so close to Glacier National Park, we don’t want our guests to miss out on experiencing the rest of our back yard.  Glacier National Park is a tiny million acres of wilderness in comparison to the 2.4 million acres of the Flathead National Forest.  For guests seeking backcountry adventures beyond the constraints and crowds of the national park, the Forest offers many, many opportunities including three areas designated wilderness areas.  The Bob Marshall Wilderness is probably the most well known of these three, offering camping and fishing and an absence of motorised vehicles.

Within a 30 minute drive of your accommodation at the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins is the beautiful Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi.  The 27 mile long lake has camping spots and boat launches around its periphery.  Take a drive around the entire lake stopping off at places of interest on your way.  Dip your toes in the crystal clear water at Yellow Bay or Lakeside, enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants overlooking the water, or shop for antiques and take an art walk at Bigfork.  Cherry orchards line the east side of the lake and cherry season is a must!  Don’t worry if you miss it – there are plenty of locally-made preserves around to enjoy. Eva Gates in Bigfork will even mail them to you!

Whitefish city is another local delight, whatever the time of year.  Home to the outstanding ski slopes of Whitefish Mountain Resort, you can take in the view from the summit whether skiing or enjoying one of the many summer activities on offer.  Enjoy a day mountain biking or ziplining.  Take a walk in the treetops or simply relax and indulge yourself in the day spa.

Movie theatres, restaurants, bars and bowling alleys are all available within a short drive, but we find our guests’ favorite way to while away the evening consists of toasting marshmallows around the firepit whilst watching the sun set in our big Montana sky.

Visit our website to select your lodging choice and book your stay here. We can’t wait to have you join us!

 

Spring Break from $25 pp

March 13th, 2013 by teresa

7559342-kids-hiding-behind-tree-trunkSpring break is almost upon us once again.  Down let them drown you out with cries of ‘Mom, I’m bored!’  Treat yourself to some time away and provide the kids with some wholesome entertainment courtesy of the Montana Rocky Mountains with stays from $25 per person per night when you book using our 20% Spring Break discount.

Spring is a great time to visit our area.  There’s always snow on higher ground at this time of year bringing the opportunity for snow sports and winter fun whilst in the valleys you have the opportunity to hike, bike and enjoy the awakening of flora and fauna along the trails.

Our 10% activities discount allows you to make even greater savings and will help to keep the kids active and occupied.  Treat them to a snowmobile ride to the top of nearby Desert Mountain.  The view stretches right across Glacier National Park and up to Canada.  Its an unforgettable experience.

Grab a pizza in nearby Whitefish and then enjoy a little night skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Treat yourself to a refresher lesson and polish up your skills on the slopes whilst the kids enjoy activities in the Base Lodge.

The Flathead Lake is a sight not to be missed.  You can take a drive right around it stopping for refreshments at picturesque Bigfork, or to visit the Miracle of America Museum at Polson.  Blacktail Mountain offers family friendly skiing with great views across the valley from the west side of the lake.  Catch a movie in Kalispell on your way back or enjoy family style dining at a number of  restaurants.

For those who you just can’t drag away from the Mall, Kalispell Center Mall will stave away withdrawal symptoms, but we’re pretty sure the spectacular scenery and great outdoors will win the day overall.  Its impossible to stay here and not appreciate the vastness and pristine nature of our environment (whatever your age!).

 

Glacier National Park Lodging

March 5th, 2013 by teresa


The Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins provides a range of Glacier National Park lodging choices from our location, only eight miles from the West Entrance to the Park. Choose from cozy Montana couple’s cabins, Glacier National Park themed lodge rooms in a 100 year old lodge, or a two-bed family sized cabin.  Our Lofted Cabins each have private balconies with a forest view and Unit Cabins give you a great view of the sun as it sets over the mountains.

Front of Lodge

Take a full tour of our property with 360 degree, high definition photography.  Begin at the front of the lodge with views of the lodgepole pine exterior, deck and unit cabins either side of the lodge.  You can view the parking facilities for the unit cabins, the deck areas and the location of lower picnic areas and family cabins on the hillside.  The Antelope and Bison Cabins are located behind the unit cabin block to the left of the lodge as you view it.  The Griz Cabin is visible on the 360 photo tour of the Lower Picnic Area.

Use your mouse or cursor to move around whilst in the tour.  Click on the hotspots which appear as blue circles within the tour to see other areas of the property.  Choose from lodge front desk area which leads on to a view of the beautiful interior of the lodge, then take a look at our lower picnic area with volleyball net, fire pit and covered pavilion.  Travel up the hillside (where you will find Glacier, Grinnell, Avalanche, Summit, Alpine and Iceberg Cabins) or view the new cabin area (home to the Lofted and Couple’s Cabins).  While you’re up there you can also check out the upper picnic area or the view from a balcony of one of our lofted cabins.

Want to see a particular shot again?  You can use the drop-down menu to select any of the photo tours to view. Use our property map for an added understanding of cabin layout.

Post a comment on our facebook page and let us know what you think!

For high definition 360 degree views of our property click on the links below.  Click on the blue ‘hotspots’ to be taken to different areas around the property or use the drop-down menu to select an area to view.

Full tour of property

Front Desk Area

Lodge Interior

Lower Picnic Area

New Cabin Area

View from deck of Lofted Cabin

Family Cabin Hillside

Upper Picnic Area

We look forward to welcoming you to your home away from home!

 

 

Montana Cabins

February 3rd, 2013 by teresa

Our Bison and Antelope Cabins have the unique feature of an adjoining internal door making them the ideal choice for larger families or groups travelling together.

Each cabin has one bedroom (each with two queen beds), full kitchen and bath, a dining area, and a living area complete with futon couch (providing extra sleeping for two).  Sleeping up to six guests individually, when using the adjoining door you have accommodation for up to twelve guests.

These cabins are located to the rear of our unit cabins, in a wooded setting.  The Bison has an enclosed, private yard and each has a private deck complete with patio set.

New for 2013 – brand new bathroom in the Bison and a fully fitted kitchen in the Antelope (complete with dishwasher).

Wheelchair ramp to the Antelope Cabin improves access for the less able guest and adds to the flexibility of this accommodation.

Family reunion?  Ask us about great rates for the covered pavilion or the great room of the lodge to ensure your event goes ahead whatever the weather!

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Ski Montana

February 1st, 2013 by teresa

Downhill skiing is one of the top winter activities in our area and with good reason!  With pristine, crowd-free slopes and family-friendly resorts, our corner of northwest Montana offers a unique opportunity for a low cost, high quality winter holiday.

Whitefish Mountain Resort – 30 mins drive

Take a tour with one of Whitefish Mountain’s Mountain Ambassadors and discover which trails and amenities fit your needs.  With 3,000 acres of terrain to choose from, you might need their expert advice, hints and tips!

Book a Learn to Ski package for $72 (includes two half-day lessons, two days lift tickets, and two days of equipment rentals) or improve your skills on the slopes with a private lesson.

Don’t forget the kids!  Whitefish Mountain offers daycare at their Kids Center in the Base Lodge including Ski and Play Sessions for ages 3-6.

Click here for further info.

Blacktail Resort – 40 mins drive

A smaller, family-friendy resort set in 1000 acres of National Forest, Blacktail has an average annual snowfall of 250″ and offers 15% Beginner slopes, 70% Intermediate and 15% Expert.

Click here for further info.

Backcountry skiing at Glacier National Park

For the really adventurous!  Be sure to check your route with the Park Rangers for up to the minute safety information and consider hiring a guide.

 

Click here for further info.

Family ski vacations at the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins

Family ski vacations at the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins

 

We love our guests!

January 26th, 2013 by teresa

Its true!  We love where we live and the chance to share the beauty of Glacier National Park with our guests is our very great pleasure.  We want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who stays with us by introducing a customer loyalty scheme starting with a 10% friends and family discount on future trips.

Summer visitor?  Why not give yourself the gift of Glacier in Winter?  With super low rates and discounts on activities such as snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, Winter offers a whole new adventure to experience.

Fall into a landscape of color and stillness with an Autumn vacation that offers blue skies, sunshine and the gold of tamarack pines reflected in the glassy lakes of Montana’s Glacier Country.  September and October are really great months to visit for hiking and biking.

Whatever the season, we are ready and waiting to assist you whatever your needs.  We look forward to welcoming you to our home and to another year of sharing your experiences in our backyard.

To claim your friends and family discount use promo code ‘F&F’ when making your online reservation.  Our staff will check our guest database for records of your prior stay and voila!  10% off your stay!

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Amenities at the Historic Tamarack Lodge and Cabins

January 5th, 2013 by teresa

We aim to provide all our guests with a stay to remember and pay close attention to providing for your each and every need.  We are constantly taking steps to add to our amenities and welcome your comments.

Currently, on-site Amenities at the Historic Tamarack Lodge & Cabins include:

  • recycling facilities – we are conscious of the impact our business has on the environment and have provided visible recycling bins throughout our property for your convenience;
  • complimentary coffee & teas in the Lodge;
  • Gift Shop with select Made in Montana items;
  • guest coffee bar;
  •  our selection of board games, puzzles, and more than 100 books;
  • complimentary Continental Breakfast (7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.) for Unit Cabin and Lodge room guests from May-September;
  • free high speed wireless internet throughout the property (fax machine available);
  • coffee makers and coffee (regular & decaf) provided in all accommodations;
  • free satellite TV;
  • comfortable bathrooms equipped with hairdryers, soaps, shampoos & plush bath & hand towels;
  • charcoal grills at each log cabin with more grills in the community yard for unit cabins;
  • the latest brochures, pamphlets, maps and informational guides covering both the local and surrounding region;
  • fresh mountain air as standard!  Enjoy on one of our many local hikes and bike trails;
  • expansive community yards for playing and relaxing.  We added a fire pit and covered Pavilion for your comfort whatever the weather;
  • outdoor games.  Wind down your night with some more outdoor fun. Play horse shoes, volleyball, or badminton before you settle down around the fire pit and roast some marshmallows;
  • swings and picnic area – something for the young ones (and the young at heart!);
  • our very own guard-llama Star ;
  • our Peace Pole, added to our property to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Waterton-Glacier Peace Park.  Read more about the Peace Pole Project here;
  • bags of ice available for purchase;
  • a soda/water vending machine;
  • a car and motorcycle wash down area;
  • mountain bike rental available at hourly or daily rates;
  • snowshoe rental;
  • fishing poles available for rent;
  • an ATM, located at the front of our property.

Services at the Historic Tamarack Lodge & Cabins include:

Our front desk provides premium service.  Ask us for information on our property, Glacier National Park, and the entire surrounding area.  Plan your own outing, or let us assist  with arrangements for that perfect day trip.  Luggage storage on your day of check in and check out is available.  Daily maid service comes as standard.

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Glacier National Park Cabins

December 28th, 2012 by teresa

While our summer guests are away, we get busy! Every year we make improvements to our facility thanks to feedback received to ensure we can provide the best quality of stay for our guests. This year the Bison gets a brand new bathroom with dressing area, handcrafted cabinets and plenty of space to relax and wash away the day. Will you be the first to try it out?!

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