• 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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2015 Glacier Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Lodging Deals!

Lake McDonald February 2015, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Glacier Park in the winter without having to break the bank.  There are also great deals at and around Whitefish Mountain Resort, giving you the opportunity to ski and visit Glacier Park!! Here are a list of some of the current 2015 lodging deals to ...

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Things To Do Outdoors in Northwest Montana in the Winter

Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Whitefish, Montana, Cross Country Skiing, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The winter may not seem like the ideal time to visit Montana, thanks to the large amount of snow and cold weather.  I start to go stir crazy if I am indoors in the winter, something that happens more frequently now that I have small children.  But there are plenty of things to do outdoors... ...

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How to Survive Skiing with Kids

The magic carpet at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

So you want to take your kids skiing?  Just stay home. No, no.  I’m kidding. Last year we took our 18-month old daughter skiing, and she was pretty easy.  This year, I officially have a toddler, who happens to have an opinion.  Her latest opinion is that she needs to wear a tank top ...

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30% Off Amtrak Travel to Whitefish, Montana in 2015!

Whitefish Train at the Whitefish Train Station with Whitefish Mountain Resort in the Background, Montana, 2014

I have written about tips on taking the train to Whitefish, Montana, before, but now is a great time to book your trip!  Book by April 17, 2015, for travel by April 20, 2015, and receive 30% off your tickets.  This is one of the greatest discounts Amtrak offers, and is a great way to... Read More

How to Save Money on a Lift Ticket: Buy the “Sky Card” at Big Sky Resort, Montana

Big Sky Resort, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Big Sky Resort in southern Montana offers an affordable option for those not wanting to pay for a season ski pass, or wanting to save money on a few day passes.  This option is called the “Sky Card.” The Sky Card will only run you $69.00 if you buy before September 30, or $179 if... ...

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Things to do in Lakeside, Montana

View from Lakeside Volunteer Park, Lakeside, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Lakeside is an adorable town along the west shores of Flathead Lake in northwest Montana.  If you are driving through to get to the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park, here are some things for you to do along your way: 1.  Enjoy Volunteer Park Volunteer Park is located just off of ...

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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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“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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Whitefish, Montana

Downtown Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Whitefish, Montana.  A small town that was unknown when I was growing up in the area.  A town that has now exploded in popularity: thanks to shows like the Bachelor, and publications like National Geographic, Whitefish is now on the map. This tiny ski town has so much to offer its residents and ...

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