• 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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Things To Do in Glacier National Park in Montana in April and May

Lake McDonald Lodge, Glacier National Park, Montana

I often assume that people know that Montana gets a lot of snow in the winter, and that it takes many months for it to melt in Glacier National Park.  I have overheard several people talking in Glacier National Park in April and May, saying that they didn’t know that the Going-to-the-Sun ...

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Your Quick Guide to Enjoying a Day in Glacier National Park

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana

Are you looking for what to do during your visit to Glacier National Park in Montana?  Looking to get the most out of one day?  Here is a quick day guide for what to do while driving between the west entrance to east entrance of Glacier National Park. I usually drive by starting on the... Read More

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 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

The Mountain View from the Hidden Lake Overlook

I created this photo from the Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park in Montana, so that you will know the names of the mountains you are looking at: I love looking out at the mountains and pointing out their names, especially when I have heard of them before. Enjoy the view from the ...

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Hiking to the Hidden Lake Overlook, Glacier National Park, Montana

Alex Neill at the Hidden Lake Overlook, Glacier National Park, Montana, COpyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

The Hidden Lake overlook is a popular hike leaving from Logan Pass in Glacier National Park. The hike takes you 1.5 miles one-way, with an elevation gain of 460 feet, up to a lookout point of Hidden Lake. The hike begins as a paved trail, but then is mostly a raised boardwalk, and you will... ...

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Hiking to Iceberg Lake, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

If you are looking for a longer day hike that it is not too difficult, I highly recommend the hike to Iceberg Lake near Many Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana. It is one of my favorite hikes in Glacier National Park, for so many reasons. The hike is 5 miles one-way, with about a... Read More

Hidden Falls, On the Way to Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Hidden Falls, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Hidden falls can be found on your hike to Grinnell Lake near Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana. Directly before the suspension bridge, you will see a sign to your left that says Hidden Falls, 0.2 miles. Take this left hand turn.  The trail heads up a pretty steep incline, and then ...

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Hiking to Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

If you make it as far as Many Glacier on the east side of Glacier National Park in Montana, and are looking for a stunning, easy hike, go no further than the hike to Grinnell Lake. There are two ways of getting to beautiful Grinnell Lake.  You can either take the boat tour provided by... Read More

The Trail of the Cedars, Glacier National Park, Montana

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

The Trail of the Cedars is a nice flat boardwalk that runs for 0.7 miles on the west side of Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, Montana. The last time we walked here was in May of 2013, when there was still snow on the mountains and a spring chill in the air.  Logan Pass... Read More