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Glacier Park Red Bus Tours

Going-to-the-Sun-Road, Glacier National Park, MT
+1 855-733-4522
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Going To the Sun Road - Driving Tour

Going to the Sun Glacier National Park Head through all of the scenic wonders of Glacier... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richardson, Texas
via mobile
So much fun in the most beautiful setting!

The comfortable buses are totally renovated from the 1930's, painted fire engine red, with open... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Going-to-the-Sun-Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to the Sun Glacier National Park Head through all of the scenic wonders of Glacier National Park. From the glacier-formed turquoise Lake McDonald and Lake St. Mary, the old-growth forests, regions of forest fires, and all surrounded by endless mountain peaks. This scenic drive...More

1  Thank ed1102
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The comfortable buses are totally renovated from the 1930's, painted fire engine red, with open roofs (in good weather) for picture taking. The drivers are knowledgeable and friendly, explaining park lore as you drive around (for about 90 minutes). They make frequent stops for photo...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

As part of our large group tour of the Canadian Rockies, this was on our agenda, and I am so glad it was! So, so amazing to see this amazing spectacle of Mother Nature. I suppose much would depend on one's particular tour guide--our guide...More

Thank Schellyrae
Reviewed 15 October 2017

As part of a Rockies ( Montana & Alberta) bus tour our group took the tour with live guides- we went in 3-4 red buses. The comfortable small buses are from the 1930's - with more recent modifications. It was fun and our guide was...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We hardly ever take tours, but decided to do this as my husband was a little hesitant to drive the GTTSR. We found out a few days prior to the tour that the West side of the park was closed due to fires/smoke. Our tour...More

1  Thank Famontherun
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The Red Buses are a great way to spend a relaxing day seeing the awesomeness of Glacier National Park without too much exertion. The buses are a part of the history, they are older than almost everyone who rides in them! They have been around...More

1  Thank TravelMaven79
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Bought a 2 day ticket for £16. Buses ran very 10mins. Mainly get a pre-recorded commentary, but some are live. The tour takes about a hour. Useful for when you want to get back to your hotel.

2  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Really enjoyed this tour. We had a great guide (Peggy) who was funny and very knowledgeable. Amazing views. We stopped several times for photos and a short hike.

1  Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Bottom Line: History. Americana. Vistas beyond compare. Book this "must do" at the front of your trip and learn what areas to re-attack later. Quick Tips: Book a tour with Douglass. He is simply amazing. Bring a jacket. It's gonna get cold. Book ahead of...More

1  Thank BBQ22
Reviewed 18 September 2017

first it is a good idea to check in advance, to book this trip, and then go have fun, a ride on those 1936 red bus it the away to go up the mountain. we took the 10.00am to 04.00pm tour so it a long...More

Thank Edna502
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1 November 2017|
Response from IsabellasGrandma | Reviewed this property |
I actually submitted a review of this recently. The park does run this tour (both full and half day tours), and we took the full day tour. It was wonderful and worth every penny. We would highly recommend it as an... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from Famontherun | Reviewed this property |
We took the 6-8 hr tour and there was little to no time to really explore an area.
1 September 2017|
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Response from Irishgrl_7 | Reviewed this property |
We did 4 hour from Apgar as an overview, then revisited in our own car based on what we wanted to see. I highly recommend doing this tour on your first day. Book in advance (well in advance if traveling in busy July/ August).