• Great Northern Mountain and Hungry Horse Reservoir, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2013, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/
    Great Northern Mountain and Hungry Horse Reservoir, Hungry Horse, Montana

    The beautiful Hungry Horse Reservoir is located on the south fork of the Flathead River, 20 ...

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

    A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and ...

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  • Number 11 deluxe cabin at the Glacier Outdoor Center cabins, West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Staying at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, West Glacier, Montana

    The Glacier Outdoor Center cabins are the perfect place for large families or groups traveling ...

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  • Mountain Sky Ranch, Golf Course, Emigrant, Montana
    Mountain Sky Guest Ranch: Montana’s all-inclusive family ranch near Yellowstone National Park

    Just 30 miles from Yellowstone National Park, the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch has spent over 80 ...

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Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

Madison River, Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

The Madison Campground has become one of my favorite spots in Yellowstone National Park.  Conveniently located near the west entrance, this campground offers easy access to the Tower Junction, Old Faithful, and West Yellowstone.  I highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a camping ...

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Ucallus: Your FREE ride home from the bars in Missoula, Montana!

I have previously written about “The Ride Guy;” your free ride home in Whitefish, Montana.  Here I want to provide you with the phone number of a similar service provided in Missoula, Montana.  The business is called “Ucallus.” Ucallus is a FREE taxi service provided in ...

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What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013

For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small town you drive through near the West Entrance to Glacier National Park.  This small town offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy, besides the fact that it is the gateway into the stunning ...

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Montana Ranch Vacation Packing Made Easy

Riding horses in Montana. Photo Credit: Bar W Ranch

Planning a ranch vacation in the state of Montana?  Packing for a completely new type of vacation can be anything from ‘a challenge’ to disastrous, depending on where you are going and what you’re doing for the duration of your stay.  Despite what people say, it can make or ...

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Popular Annual Events in Montana

The Grand Parade at the Whitefish Winter Carnival, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Events, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Wondering what events happen in Montana every year?  There are countless annual events and activities happening throughout the state of Montana, but I wanted to give you my shortlist to those that I think are fun, and unique!  Some might be worth trying to work into your vacation so that you ...

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Hiking to Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com

Cascade Lake in Yellowstone National Park was a hike I had heard about many times, but never (until this year) had the time to do it.  We were lucky and ended up with some extra time, so we just one morning decided to do it.  We didn’t check the weather report, we didn’t try to... ...

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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 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

Staying at the Many Glacier Hotel, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

The Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park in Montana is a stunning hotel whose size and setting could rival a hotel in Switzerland.  (Or how I imagine Switzerland to be in my mind, anyway!)  The hotel lies facing both the Swiftcurrent and Grinnell valleys.  The location is a spectacular ...

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