Best Spring Break Road Trip

March 17th, 2023 by

Road Trips from Kalispell

Spring is almost here which means it is the perfect time to take a road trip. Load up your Volkswagen SUV and hit the road. Kalispell Volkswagen has a variety of Volkswagen models to fit the needs of any family size. Enjoy spacious cargo areas with comfortable seating for the whole family. Kalispell is a great area to take in beautiful views, especially towards Glacier National Park. However if you want to experience a scenic road trip, here are few other National Parks that are within a days drive from Kalispell.

Yellowstone National Park

Spring is a great time to take a road trip to Yellowstone. This majestic park is a quick 6 and a half hour drive from Kalispell. Although you may still encounter some snow, by visiting in spring you will avoid the large crowds. Likewise you can enjoy some great winter activities like skiing and snowshoeing. Although you might not be able to drive to some popular destinations within the park, you can still get there by a guided snowmobile or snow coach.

Keep your eyes peeled on your road trip through Yellowstone so you don’t miss the variety of wildlife. March is the best time for wolf watching in Yellowstone as they are easier to spot in the blanket of white snow.

wolves in snow in Yellowstone

Olympic National Park

This spectacular park is located in Washington state and a 12 hour drive from Kalispell, MT. A few must see places are the Temperate Rain Forests and the Pacific Coast. After your long road trip is done, soak in the relaxing hot springs at the Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort. If you prefer the quieter essence of nature you can visit one of the many breathtaking beaches. These include: Kalaloch, Ruby, Mora, and Rialto beach. There are plenty of towns to stay in around this vast park depending on what area you want to visit. Along with helpful guides to help you get around.

Before starting your road trip be sure to check the road conditions. Spring weather can be unpredictable in Olympic National Park.

Sunset beach in Washington


Banff, Lake Louise

Grab your Volkswagen SUV and  your passport for a road trip into Canada. This park is only a 5 and a half hour drive from Kalispell. The beauty of winter combined with the warm spring sun equals an unforgettable mountain experience in Banff. Ice skate atop Lake Louise, hit up the ski slopes or take a dog sled through the endless mountain trails. Furthermore, you can enjoy some shopping and fine dining from a variety of stores and restaurants on Banff Avenue.

Lake Louise frozen with snow

No matter which direction you want to head for your road trip, the scenery around Kalispell will not disappoint. Likewise having a Volkswagen SUV will ensure you have a safe and reliable vehicle to get you there. Go further with a vehicle from Kalispell Volkswagen. Shop our full lineup of new and used vehicles today.

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