• 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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Glacier Park Boat Company Boat Tour in Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Glacier National Park Boat Tour, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park

We recently took the boat tour provided by the Glacier Park Boat Company in Many Glacier, in Glacier National Park, Montana. The tour includes two tours: one of Swiftcurrent Lake, and a second tour of Lake Josephine. Not only do these boats provide fun tours of these lakes, but they also ...

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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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My Run-In with a Cow Moose on the Hike to Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Moose on the hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

On our recent hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park, we had a run-in with a cow moose and her calf that reminded us that moose can be dangerous, especially when they have babies! We had just started out on our hike from Lake Josephine to Grinnell Lake.  I was in front, and my... Read More

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

Information about Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Many Glacier Hotel, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

There are not enough words to give Many Glacier in Glacier National Park the credit it deserves. Towering peaks, open valleys, turquoise lakes …. a magical place that appears just outside of Babb, Montana.  It is in the middle of nowhere, but its beauty will surprise you.  I felt like I ...

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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

Hike to Virginia Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Virginia Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

You have already hiked the 0.8 miles to St. Mary Falls … why not continue on to Virginia Falls? Virginia Falls is a fun hike that starts out at the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier National Park.  The turnout/ parking area can be reached by continuing down from Logan Pass, or by ...

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Driving the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Driving the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier National Park in Montana, is one of the most beautiful drives in America. The 50-mile highway runs from the east to the west entrances of Glacier National Park in Montana.  Millions of people visit Glacier Park to see the highway.  Surrounded by jagged ...

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Hike to St. Mary Falls, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

St. Mary Falls, Glacier National Park, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The hike to St. Mary Falls in Glacier National Park is one of the easiest hikes in the park, with a beautiful view at the end.  (The end, that is, unless you continue on to Virginia Falls.) We did this hike in July 2013, with my baby in the backpack, and my nephew on foot. ... Read More

McGuire Mountain and Lookout, northwest Montana

Neill family at the top of McGuire Mountain, northwest Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

McGuire Mountain and Lookout is a wonderful hike that is located just 14 miles southwest of Eureka, Montana, in northwest Montana.  The reason I would recommend this hike is that it is not too strenuous, and the views you get from the top are incredible. There is a small parking area on the ...

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