Glacier is approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) away from Seattle and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Tacoma.
While it may be a temptation to just kick back and relax while visiting Glacier, don't forget, the surrounding region's numerous scenic wonders await. Two places within a relatively short distance of Glacier are Lynden, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east, and Concrete, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north.
While you are staying in Glacier, make a day trip to Bellingham. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you can find Western Washington University, Shuksan Golf Club and Bellingham Railway Museum. Be sure not to rush back to Glacier until you've stopped by Bellingham's North Bellingham Golf Course, Lake Padden Golf Course and Bellis Fair Mall.
Have a go at some of the area's most popular cold weather activities. Do as the locals do and have a go at skiing here. Cross-country skiing is also popular. There are some great thrilling adventures to be enjoyed in the area around Northwest Washington. Have a go at mountain climbing or hiking to really get your blood pumping.
The nearest major airport, Abbotsford International Airport, is situated in Abbotsford, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest of Glacier, which is handy to remember when booking your trip.