• 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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  • 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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  • Alex Neill at Mary Bay, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
    Mary Bay: A Gorgeous Spot with Cell Service at Yellowstone Lake

    Mary Bay is a stunning, isolated beach facing west along Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone ...

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  • Pray Lake, Two Medicine, Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    Camping at the Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

    Two Medicine is a spot in Glacier National Park that I think can get overlooked. I think that ...

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  • Bowman Lake at Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    Postcards {Photos} from Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

    It is no secret that I love Bowman Lake, tucked away in the northwest corner of Glacier ...

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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 Two Medicine, July 2015

Two Medicine sunrise over Pray Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015

Two Medicine is one of my favorite campgrounds in Glacier National Park. I wrote about camping at Two Med last year, because we seemed to spend a lot of time over there. This year, we hadn’t made it to Two Medicine yet, so I was excited to go. Our kids have been spending a lot... Read More

Things to do in Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana

Neill family in the Many Glacier Valley, Glacier National Park, Montana, Overlooking Mount Grinnell behind the Many Glacier Hotel, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

Glacier National Park has so many amazing things to offer! Each area offers unique things, and Many Glacier is no exception. Here is a list of some ideas for planning your trip to the Many Glacier Valley!   1. Go for a hike. If you came to Glacier National Park to hike, Many Glacier is... ...

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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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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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Hiking to Upper Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Upper Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The hike to Upper Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park in Montana is an easy, beautiful hike to take. If you want to see a mountain lake in the Two Medicine Valley, this is your hike.  This hike is located in the Two Medicine Valley, and is 5 miles one way, if you don’t... Read More

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