• Chinese Wall, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog
    Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting, Trip to the Chinese Wall in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana

    A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and ...

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  • Camping at the Many Glacier Campground with Grinnell Point in the background, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Camping at the Many Glacier Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

    I have always said Many Glacier is a special place. The campground here is one of the wonderful ...

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  • Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    Hiking to Holland Falls and Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana

    Holland Lake and Holland Falls are located in the Swan Valley in northwest Montana.  Located ...

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  • The Neill family and their Chevy truck driving the Going-to-the-Sun Road at dusk, May 2016, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2016
    Mother’s Day Weekend Camping at St. Mary Campground, Glacier National Park

    St. Mary Campground in Glacier National Park has been off our radar for quite some time. It is ...

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  • Lake Five as seen from Lake Five Resort, northwest Montana, Montana Vacation Blog
    Lake Five Resort, Near Glacier National Park in Northwest Montana

    Lake Five is tucked away just off of US Highway 2 as you approach Glacier National Park driving ...

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Mother’s Day Weekend Camping at St. Mary Campground, Glacier National Park

The Neill family and their Chevy truck driving the Going-to-the-Sun Road at dusk, May 2016, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2016

St. Mary Campground in Glacier National Park has been off our radar for quite some time. It is easy to overlook this campground, but it opens earliest in the spring and it accepts reservations for the summer months, making it a great place to visit early in the season. The St. Mary Campground ...

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Camping at the Many Glacier Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

Camping at the Many Glacier Campground with Grinnell Point in the background, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015

I have always said Many Glacier is a special place. The campground here is one of the wonderful things about the Many Glacier Valley. The Many Glacier campground has become my favorite campground in Glacier National Park (that and Two Medicine, which I love for slightly different reasons). We ...

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How To Keep Young Kids Entertained While Camping

Montana Vacation Blog's Explorer Kit for Kids to keep them entertained while camping, 2015

I get asked often how to keep kids entertained while camping. Well, older kids (perhaps over the age of 5) seem to entertain themselves quite easily. Especially if you have a few kids their ages, or siblings, and you bring a bike or two. Hours of fun. But what if your kids can’t even ...

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Beaches and camping in Whitefish: Whitefish Lake State Park, Whitefish, Montana

View of Whitefish Mountain Resort from the Whitefish Lake State Park beach, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015

The Montana State Park on Whitefish Lake is tucked away in the southwest corner of the lake behind Whitefish Lake Golf Course. I would visit this park if you want shade, less people, and calm waters for boating activities. There is a fee to visit for the day or to camp at this park, but... Read More

Camping at Apgar Campground, Glacier National Park

Neill family camping at Apgar campground, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog May 2015

Apgar Campground in Glacier National Park is the largest campground in Glacier National Park. While the campground is on a first-come, first-serve basis, you can get a spot if you arrive early in the day as campers are leaving.  Apgar Campground is in the trees, so you will have shade at all of ...

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Campgrounds in Glacier National Park

Alpenglow on the Peaks at Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

There are 13 campgrounds in Glacier National Park, with over 1,000 campsites available.  There is so much to know about each campsite, I am working on writing about every single one of them individually.  Here is a breakdown of each campground, and the area of Glacier National Park it is in:  ...

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Postcards {Photos} from Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Bowman Lake at Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

It is no secret that I love Bowman Lake, tucked away in the northwest corner of Glacier National Park in Montana.  Some people may not want to make the long trek to this stunning lake, but the journey is well worth the trouble.  Bowman Lake has a nice beach area along with some grass, making... ...

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Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting, Trip to the Chinese Wall in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana

Chinese Wall, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting. Sun Canyon Lodge is located just west of Augusta, MT, on the eastern edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness near the Gibson Reservoir. Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting is owned and operated by ...

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Camping at the Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

Pray Lake, Two Medicine, Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Two Medicine is a spot in Glacier National Park that I think can get overlooked. I think that because I have overlooked it for most of my life.  I thought of it as a place with a pretty lake you go to take pictures.  Turns out, it is so much more. The Two Medicine Campground... Read More

Hiking to Holland Falls and Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana

Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Holland Lake and Holland Falls are located in the Swan Valley in northwest Montana.  Located just 24 miles north of Seeley, Montana, off of Highway 83, this is the perfect place to stop and enjoy a getaway when traveling to and from the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park. Holland Lake ...

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