• Chief Mountain, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/
    The Seasons of Glacier National Park

    Have you been wondering when is the best time to visit Glacier National Park in Montana?  Each ...

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  • Alex Neill standing on the Pitamakan Overlook along the Dawson -Pitamakan Loop, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    A Day Hike on the 18-Mile Dawson-Pitamakan Pass in Glacier National Park

    I have been wanting to do the Dawson-Pitamakan Pass Loop for a few years now. I had it planned ...

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  • Whitefish Mountain Resort reflecting into Whitefish Lake in December, 2014, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    How to Enjoy Whitefish Lake in the Winter, Whitefish, Montana

    Whitefish Lake in northwest Montana is a completely different sight in the winter than in the ...

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

    Apgar Campground in Glacier National Park is the largest campground in Glacier National Park. ...

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  • Montana Vacation Blog's Explorer Kit for Kids to keep them entertained while camping, 2015
    How To Keep Young Kids Entertained While Camping

    I get asked often how to keep kids entertained while camping. Well, older kids (perhaps over ...

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How to Enjoy Whitefish Lake in the Winter, Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish Mountain Resort reflecting into Whitefish Lake in December, 2014, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Whitefish Lake in northwest Montana is a completely different sight in the winter than in the summer.  Summer makes for great swimming and boating.  In winter, the lake freezes (or most of it) and allows you to cross country ski, ice fish, and possibly ice skate.  I would not recommend going ...

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Downtown Whitefish, Montana, Christmas Stroll and Winter Photos

Casey's Bar, downtown Whitefish Montana on a snowy winter day, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Every year, the city of Whitefish decorates the downtown with garland and red bells, transforming this small Montana town into a wintery, festive world.  The shops add to the joy by decorating the storefronts, and then the snow falls, and Whitefish becomes a magical place.  In December each ...

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Where to find a Camel and a Zebra in northwest Montana

Camel in Columbia Falls, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

If you are looking for a fun outing in the Flathead Valley, there is a ranch that keeps a camel, a zebra, and bison alongside a few horses in Columbia Falls, Montana. Driving by you will most likely do a double take, trying to decide if you are actually seeing a zebra and a camel... Read More

The Nutcracker Ballet, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, Bigfork, Montana

The Nutcracker Ballet is performed every year the weekend following Thanksgiving at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts in Bigfork, Montana by the Northwest Ballet Company. There are two shows each day, an afternoon show and an evening show from Friday to Sunday.  On Friday and Saturday, ...

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Christmas Decorating, Art Walk, and Christmas Tree Lighting in Bigfork, Montana

Downtown Whitefish, Montana with the holiday decorations and Whitefish Mountain Resort in the background at sunrise, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, 2014

A fun activity every winter for many small towns in Montana, is the Christmas decorating and the Christmas Tree lighting.  Elves fill the streets to string the garland and lights across the small streets to fill the town with Christmas and holiday cheer. This is a fun time in both Whitefish and ...

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“All about Glacier” Lecture Series at FVCC

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana, is presenting a 3-part lecture series entitled, “All about Glacier.” There will be three different topics discussed, and entry is FREE, for anyone wanting to learn more about Glacier National Park!  All lectures will take ...

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Montana Bucket List

Someday I will write a post with my ultimate bucket list for Montana.  For now, a few Montana newspapers have provided a list of 50 Wild Places for you to add to your lists that you may not have thought of before. Click here to see the 50 Wild Places in Montana.  

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A great place to see Moose: Fishercap Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Fishercap Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Fishercap Lake in Glacier National Park is a serene lake located in the Many Glacier area in Montana. Most people probably visit Fishercap Lake on their way to Red Rock Falls. While it is not visible from the trail to Red Rock Falls, it is a gorgeous lake that you do not want to miss!... Read More

Our Lady of the Rockies, The Statue On the Mountains Overlooking Butte, Montana

Our Lady of the Rockies, Statue overlooking Butte, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

“Our Lady of the Rockies”, a 90 ft. statue, sitting atop the Continental Divide overlooking Butte, Montana, is the result of a dream and six years of work.  Countless volunteers completed a seemingly impossible task, on Dec. 20, 1985.  The base is 3,500 ft. above the city and 8,510 ft. above ...

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Enjoy Yoga with a View of Glacier National Park with Glacier Raft Company

Glacier Raft Company Park Pavilion

Glacier Raft Company is offering YOGA this summer in their Glacier Park View Pavilion. Enjoy yoga with views of Glacier National Park every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  Classes begin June 17, 2014, and end September 11, 2014. All levels are welcome and mats are ...

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