• Neill Family at the Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, August 2013
    Tips for Visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

    Old Faithful has to be on your list of places to visit during your trip to Yellowstone National ...

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Tips for Visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

Neill Family at the Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, August 2013

Old Faithful has to be on your list of places to visit during your trip to Yellowstone National Park.  This iconic geyser is something to check off your list of places to see during your lifetime.  Here are a few tips I have compiled to ensure you know what to expect, and that you will... Read More

Glacier Raft Company: Your Rafting Guides in West Glacier, Montana

Glacier Raft Company rafting in Glacier National Park, Montana

In 1976, Onno Wieringa and Darwon Stoneman had a wild idea:  take their two rafts and one van and start a whitewater rafting company. People thought they were all wet – but the business grew rapidly. Today, Darwon and Terri Stoneman along with their daughter and son-in-law Cassie and Jeff ...

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“Best of Montana” from National Geographic

Best of Montana from National Geographic

National Geographic has come out with a “Best of Montana” guide, complete with stunning photos and insider information to help you plan your trip to Montana, no matter the season. They have guides ranging from “Where the Locals Go,” to “Best of Montana ...

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Free entry to National Parks, President’s Day Weekend, 2014

View of GLacier National Park from the east side of Logan Pass, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

In honor of President’s Day weekend, all United States National Parks are offering FREE entry from February 15 – 17, 2014.  A great time to visit Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frAo-hu13R8 Enjoy your trip! Warm Wishes from Big ...

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100 Things Every Montanan Should Do

The Great Falls Tribune recently published an article entitled “A Montana bucket list: 100 things every Montanan should do.”  I love this list, because it has random, quirky things that a visitor to Montana may never hear of, and will easily pass over during their vacation. Here are ...

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Select National Parks to Re-Open During Government Shutdown, October 2013

Thanks to donations from their respective states to the National Park Service, select national parks will re-open temporarily during the current government shutdown (October 2013).  I am happy to see that some will be reopening, but most are in Utah, and unfortunately, none are in Montana.  ...

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Bison Carcass Draws Animals in Yellowstone National Park, September 2013

I have said many times, Yellowstone National Park is an amazing place to see animals, and animals “living” in the wild.  By “living,” I mean, that you will likely see some kind of scene that looks like it is right out of National Geographic.  Bison carcasses will draw ...

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Bridger Bowl Ski Area Installs 2 New Chairlifts

Bridger Bowl Ski Area near Bozeman, Montana, has added two new chairlifts for the 2013-2014 ski season.  These lifts are meant to provide more exciting ski runs for intermediate skiers and snowboarders on the north side of the mountain. If you have skied Bridger Bowl before, you will know that ...

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