• 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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  • Exploring the Ross Creek Cedars, Libby, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Exploring the Ross Creek Cedars, Bull Lake, and Kootenai Falls, Libby, Montana

    The Ross Creek Cedars are a gem of western red cedars found not far from the small town of ...

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  • Alex Neill sitting on a log at Lake McDonald near Apgar, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    #optoutsideglacier Instameet, Lake McDonald, Black Friday 2015

    Each year, Black Friday rolls around and we may spend time buying more things that we probably ...

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Driving Highway 49 and Highway 89 from East Glacier to St. Mary, Glacier National Park, Montana

Driving Highway 49 between East Glacier and St. Mary in Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Much of the eastern side of Glacier National Park is easily missed by visitors to Montana. Most people fly into Kalispell, head to the west side of Glacier Park, and then drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road, at least to Logan Pass. There is so much to be seen on the eastern side, and Highway 49 ...

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2015 Glacier Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Lodging Deals!

Lake McDonald February 2015, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Glacier Park in the winter without having to break the bank.  There are also great deals at and around Whitefish Mountain Resort, giving you the opportunity to ski and visit Glacier Park!! Here are a list of some of the current 2015 lodging deals to ...

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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

The perfect picnic spot: Paradise Point, Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

Neill family at Paradise Point, Two Medicine Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Paradise Point is a pretty point on the shores of Two Medicine Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.  This beautiful beach area is a great spot to have a picnic. To get here:  Leave from the South Shore Trailhead near the boat dock on Two Medicine Lake.  The hike will take you uphill, and ...

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Alpine Horn at Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana

Paul Watson playing the Alpenhorn (alpine horn) at Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

We were lucky to catch Paul Watson playing his alpine horn on the beach at Apgar at Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.  Taken by surprise, we went down to the beach to enjoy the alpenglow and he happened to be on the beach playing this beautiful instrument. Have you heard an alpine horn ...

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Glacier National Park Webcams

Lake McDonald as seen from the Glacier National Park webcam, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The webcams in Glacier National Park are a wonderful way to see and enjoy the park when you can’t actually be there in person.  I have been lucky enough to capture many beautiful photos from their website, such as the one featured here of Lake McDonald.  They have several webcams located ...

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When does the Going-to-the-Sun Highway open and close in 2014?

Sunset on the Going-to-the-Sun Highway, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Parts of the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier National Park in Montana are open year-round to vehicles, but in my opinion the best time to visit is when you can drive the entire length (50 miles) over Logan Pass and experience all that Glacier Park has to offer. Unfortunately, due to the ...

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Where is the best place in Glacier National Park to see Mountain Goats?

One of the animals that people want to see when they visit Glacier National Park in Montana is the Mountain Goat. The Mountain Goat (also known as the Rocky Mountain Goat), is a large-hoofed mammal that is only in North America.  Don’t let their looks fool you: both male and female have ...

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Where to Find Huckleberries in Northwest Montana

Picking huckleberries at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Alex Neill, Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com 2014

Here in Montana, we take pride in our huckleberries. Particularly in the northwest part of the state.  Everywhere you go in the Flathead Valley, around Flathead Lake, all the way up to Glacier National Park, you will find stores that sell huckleberries and huckleberry products. You can pick ...

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