• Alex Neill and Montana Vacation Blog touring Flathead Lake with Explore Flathead Lake, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Touring Flathead Lake and Wildhorse Island with Explore Flathead Lake

    The owner of Explore Flathead Lake, Dalon, was nice enough to take me on a tour of Flathead ...

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  • Alex Neill hiking to Piegan Pass, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Hiking Piegan Pass to Grinnell Lake to Many Glacier, September 2015

    Piegan Pass is an enjoyable, fairly easy hike from the Going-to-the-Sun road on the east side ...

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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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  • Black Bear, in northwest Montana, May 2015, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Beautiful Black Bear Photos, Northwest Montana, May 2015

    Bears come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. A black bear is not necessarily the color black. ...

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  • The Going-to-the-Sun Road as seen from the west side, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Postcards from the Going-to-the-Sun Road 2015

    I never tire of photographs of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. This year, ...

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Camping at the Many Glacier Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

Camping at the Many Glacier Campground with Grinnell Point in the background, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015

I have always said Many Glacier is a special place. The campground here is one of the wonderful things about the Many Glacier Valley. The Many Glacier campground has become my favorite campground in Glacier National Park (that and Two Medicine, which I love for slightly different reasons). We ...

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Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting, Trip to the Chinese Wall in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana

Chinese Wall, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting. Sun Canyon Lodge is located just west of Augusta, MT, on the eastern edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness near the Gibson Reservoir. Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting is owned and operated by ...

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Montana Whitewater: Your Adventure Company in Southwest Montana!

Montana Whitewater Rafting family, southwest Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

When planning a visit to the “Last Best Place,” there is certainly no shortage of activities or adventures to experience.  With over twenty years of operation, Montana Whitewater Rafting Company is excited to offer rafting, zip lining, fly-fishing, kayaking, tubing and horseback ...

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A Lazy H Outfitters: Your Guides into the Bob Marshall Wilderness!

The Chinese Wall in Montana, A Lazy H Outfitters, Choteau, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Explore Montana’s spectacular Bob Marshall Wilderness on horseback with A Lazy H Outfitters!  The Bob Marshall Wilderness is one of the largest wilderness areas in the continental US and is located between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks.  In fact, Choteau, our hometown, is located on US ...

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The Bar W: A Northwest Montana Dude Ranch known for its Horseback Riding

Bar W Guest Ranch horseback riding, Whitefish, Montana

Beautiful vistas and rolling ridges adorn the countryside of the Bar W Montana dude ranch. As a cool morning breeze passes by, birds begin to chirp as the ranch awakens.  As the sun rises over Spencer Lake just outside of Whitefish, Montana, wranglers, guests, and horses prepare for the ...

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The Lone Mountain Ranch near Big Sky: This is Real Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch horseback riding near Big Sky, Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch is an authentic summer and winter guest ranch located 18 miles from Yellowstone National Park in the mountains of southwestern Montana.  With miles of horseback riding trails, some of the best fly-fishing in the world with Orvis® endorsed guides, an excellent Outdoor Youth ...

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Mountain Sky Guest Ranch: Montana’s all-inclusive family ranch near Yellowstone National Park

Mountain Sky Ranch, Golf Course, Emigrant, Montana

Just 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park, the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch has spent over 80 years perfecting our rustic elegance on nearly 10,000 acres of beautiful rugged countryside in Montana’s Paradise Valley.  We invite you to rejuvenate in one of our carefully restored one, two, or ...

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