• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Outside the Echo Lake Cafe, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2013
    Echo Lake Cafe: An Amazing Breakfast in the West

    The Echo Lake Cafe is quite famous among locals.  Located just outside Bigfork, Montana, the ...

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Why You Should Visit Missoula, Montana

Missoula, Montana view from above, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

I don’t know if people hear about the Missoula news nationwide, but Missoula seems to be making headlines lately… and not for the best of reasons! Missoula is a gorgeous town, with plenty to do for the entire family! Even if you are just passing through, be sure to stop to get a ...

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Things To Do With Kids in Missoula: Caras Park, Missoula’s Carousel, and the Missoula Children’s Museum

The Clark Fork River as seen from Caras Park, Missoula, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

There are many fun things to do in Missoula for families, and Caras Park and its surrounding activities will surely be one of your kids favorites! Caras Park is located in downtown Missoula, right alongside the Clark Fork River. This park has Missoula’s Carousel, as well as the Dragon ...

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Your Montana Holiday Shopping Gift Guide 2014 from Montana Vacation Blog

The Third Wheel Montana sign

Looking for Montana-inspired Christmas gifts this year??  Have you been wanting the state of Montana on a t-shirt, a necklace, or a picture frame?!  The love for Montana is everywhere, and the amount of Montana products is at an all-time high.  This makes your shopping easy this year, for ...

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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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Our Lady of the Rockies, The Statue On the Mountains Overlooking Butte, Montana

Our Lady of the Rockies, Statue overlooking Butte, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

“Our Lady of the Rockies”, a 90 ft. statue, sitting atop the Continental Divide overlooking Butte, Montana, is the result of a dream and six years of work.  Countless volunteers completed a seemingly impossible task, on Dec. 20, 1985.  The base is 3,500 ft. above the city and 8,510 ft. above ...

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Music on Main, Bozeman, Montana, June 26 – August 14, 2014

Head to Main Street in downtown Bozeman for a summer of Music on Main!!  On Thursday nights from June 26 to August 14 (in 2014) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, people gather for a night of fun. This FREE community event is made possible by the support of local businesses.  The event takes place on... Read More

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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The Granite County Museum and Cultural Center, Philipsburg, Montana

Granite County Museum and Cultural Center, Philipsburg, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The Granite County Museum and Cultural Center is located in the former Courtney Hotel on South Sansome Street in Philipsburg, Montana. The museum was founded in 1991, thanks to the tireless efforts of volunteers and the generous donations of many people. The main floor of the building was ...

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Things to do in Helena, Montana

Reeder's Alley, Helena, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Helena, Montana, is the capital city of Montana, and was initially founded with the discovery of gold in 1864.  The town is now home to Carroll College, mining history, and stunning views of open countryside.  I find Helena to be understated and overlooked of places to visit in Montana.  The ...

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Opal Mountain Gems, Philipsburg, Montana: The Place to Mine for Sapphires

Opal Mountain Gems, Philipsburg, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Opal Mountain Gems provides a great family stop when traveling through southwest Montana. Located in Philipsburg, this is a great stop along your tour.  We offer outside sapphire mining and gold panning using a running water flume – all equipment provided.   Inside you’ll find wonderful ...

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