• 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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  • The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013
    What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

    For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small ...

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  • North Fork of the Flathead River looking into Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/
    A Fall Drive up the “North Fork” to Polebridge, Montana

    I have said before how beautiful Montana is in the fall.  One of my favorite drives in the ...

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  • Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com
    Things to do in Montana

    Not sure if Montana is worth a visit?  Wondering what there is to do in Montana? Born and ...

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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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Free entry to National Parks, President’s Day Weekend, 2014

View of GLacier National Park from the east side of Logan Pass, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

In honor of President’s Day weekend, all United States National Parks are offering FREE entry from February 15 – 17, 2014.  A great time to visit Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frAo-hu13R8 Enjoy your trip! Warm Wishes from Big ...

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When does Glacier National Park open for the summer?

Swiftcurrent Lake, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

I receive a lot of emails asking about Glacier National Park road access, and when visitors will be able to access certain areas of the park in Montana. Glacier National Park is open every day of the year.  This is, of course, with limited access due to the snow during the winter months.  You ...

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The Seasons of Glacier National Park

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

Have you been wondering when is the best time to visit Glacier National Park in Montana?  Each season offers its own colors, its own temperatures, and its own road closures.  When the best time is to visit will have to be something that you ultimately decide, but here I am sharing a bit of ...

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What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013

For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small town you drive through near the West Entrance to Glacier National Park.  This small town offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy, besides the fact that it is the gateway into the stunning ...

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A Fall Drive up the “North Fork” to Polebridge, Montana

North Fork of the Flathead River looking into Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

I have said before how beautiful Montana is in the fall.  One of my favorite drives in the Flathead Valley (anytime of year, actually), is up the area we refer to as the “North Fork” in northwest Montana.  There are few houses, and few people, so you will get lots of beautiful ...

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Why You Should Visit Montana in the Fall

Fall in the Flathead Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

It seems like Montana visitors either visit our beautiful state mostly in the summer, or in the winter.  While both summer and winter are great times to visit, they are also crowded and expensive!  I believe that fall is a great time to plan your Montana vacation.  There are many reasons to ...

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Top Hikes in Glacier National Park for Families

View of the Swiftcurrent Valley from the Red Rock Falls Trail, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Are you looking for easy, half-day hikes around Glacier National Park in Montana to do with your family?  I have compiled a list of hikes that I highly recommend for those looking to get outside, bring their kids, and have an enjoyable day!  Oh, and pack a lunch! (The following hikes are in no ...

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Hiking to Red Rock Falls in Glacier National Park, Montana

Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

The hike to Red Rock Falls in Glacier National Park in Montana is an easy, enjoyable hike for the entire family.  Located in the Many Glacier Valley in Glacier, this hike is easy to get to, and well worth the trip!  The hike is just under 2 miles each way, with only a 100-foot elevation... Read More

Fun Facts about Bear Grass

Bear Grass at the top of Whitefish Mountain Resort, Montana, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, Montana Vacation Blog

Bear Grass is the beautiful “grass” that you see that stands tall with the white flower bloom on top.  It is not actually a grass, but rather part of the lily family.  It looks like a tall, thick piece of grass with a ball of flower at its height. What I love most about the... Read More

Hiking to Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The hike to Hidden Lake has to be one of the best and prettiest hikes in Glacier National Park in Montana that is fairly easy for anyone to do. The hike leaves from Logan Pass, and you will start out hiking 1.5 miles to the Hidden Lake Overlook.  The elevation gain in this section is... Read More