There’s something deeply special about the sense of community and ingenuity here at Glacier, and a recent feature in The Wall Street Journal delves into what makes this aspect of uncommon mountain living possible.
The article cites that residents are drawn to Glacier with a desire to forge relationships. Wall Street Journal quoted one of our residents, Mr. Bill Webbe, who told them, “Our concern is to have a community where we know each other well and do things together,” which is precisely what a rising portion of families and retirees are searching for these days: familiar faces to ski, golf and hike with.
Short-term renters tend to seek out scenic seasonal destinations in resort-like areas that have easy access to sporting, leisure and nature through platforms like Vrbo and Airbnb. The result? Temporary tourists who may crowd the area and neglect community practices and courtesies.
Glacier is one of the breathtaking locales that is a coveted destination for renters, but to preserve the area as a true residential community rather than a bustling resort, Glacier upholds rules against rentals of less than six months and requirement of renter background checks. This helps keep the Glacier experience entirely unique, authentic and private.
Read the full article here.