• 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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  • Hiking to Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    2014 Photos from Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

    Avalanche Lake has always been my go-to hike in Glacier National Park.  An easy and quick day ...

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  • Neill family at the Trail of the Cedars, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog
    The Trail of the Cedars, Glacier National Park, Montana

    The Trail of the Cedars is a nice flat boardwalk that runs for 0.7 miles on the west side of ...

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

    Glacier National Park has so many amazing things to offer! Each area offers unique things, and ...

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  • Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog
    Hiking to Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

    If you make it as far as Many Glacier on the east side of Glacier National Park in Montana, and ...

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Hiking to Apikuni Falls, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana

Apikuni Falls, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Hiking to Apikuni Falls near Many Glacier in Glacier National Park is a quick hike to get your heart pumping. While this hike is only 1 mile each way, the trail takes you uphill most of the time, with an elevation gain of about 700 feet.  As we began our hike to this stunning waterfall,... 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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Hiking to Rockwell Falls, Two Medicine, Glacier Park, Montana

Rockwell Falls, Two Medicine, Glacier Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Rockwell Falls is a very pleasant, easy hike in the Two Medicine area of Glacier National Park in Montana.  The hike is 7 miles round trip, and has an elevation gain of 375 feet. The hike starts by the boat dock on Two Medicine Lake, at the South Shore Trailhead.  The trail begins by taking... ...

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Why you CAN and SHOULD hike with kids

Aster Park Lookout, Yellowstone National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Hiking with kids can be a challenge.  Anyone with kids knows that life with kids can be challenging.  I am a firm believer that getting your kids outdoors and participating in nature is beneficial from an early age.  I am here to tell you that despite the challenges, hiking with kids is ...

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Two Medicine Lake Boat Tour on the Sinopah at Two Medicine, Glacier National Park, Montana

Two Medicine Boat Tour, Sinopah boat, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Glacier National Park offers boat tours at several locations with the Glacier Park Boat Company.  The boat tour at Two Medicine takes you across Two Medicine Lake on the Sinopah boat, with stunning views of Sinopah Mountain and the incredible Two Medicine Valley. I love the boat tours in ...

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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

Hiking to Twin Falls, Two Medicine, Glacier National Park, Montana

Twin Falls, Glacier National Park, Two Medicine, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The hike to Twin Falls in Two Medicine, Glacier National Park, Montana, begins at the South Shore Trailhead just past the boat dock at Two Medicine Lake. Twin Falls are a beautiful set of two waterfalls found in Glacier’s forest, a beautiful place that is so easy to reach. The entire hike ...

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Hiking to Appistoki Falls at Two Medicine, Glacier National Park, Montana

Field of wildflowers at the Scenic Point parking lot to Appistoki Falls, Two Medicine, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Appistoki Falls is a pretty waterfall located in the Two Medicine area of Glacier National Park.  This is an easy hike, taking you 0.6 miles one way through the woods to the falls, with an elevation gain of 175 feet.  If you are in the Two Medicine area, you should definitely do this hike ...

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Hiking Rocky Point Trail, Glacier National Park, Montana

Alex Neill at Rocky Point along the Rocky Point Nature Trail, Glacier National Park, Lake McDonald, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The hike to Rocky Point on the west shore of Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park in Montana is an easy, pretty hike that gives you access to isolated beaches and rewards you with views of the lake, the town of Apgar and the surrounding mountains. To reach the trail head: Drive along Camas ...

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Hiking Johns Lake Loop, Glacier National Park, Montana

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

Johns Lake Loop is a fun, easy hike that is great to do with kids in Glacier National Park in Montana.  This 1.8 mile loop takes you past the stunning Johns Lake, Sacred Dancing Cascade Falls, along McDonald Creek, and past McDonald Falls while taking you through a spacious forest. You will ...

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