• 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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  • Stoney’s Kwik Stop and the Cow at Clearwater Junction, Montana

    “The Cow”, as I have called it my entire life, is a tall landmark located at the ...

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  • Our Lady of the Rockies, Statue overlooking Butte, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog
    Our Lady of the Rockies, The Statue On the Mountains Overlooking Butte, Montana

    “Our Lady of the Rockies”, a 90 ft. statue, sitting atop the Continental Divide overlooking ...

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  • Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014
    “All about Glacier” Lecture Series at FVCC

    Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana, is presenting a 3-part lecture series ...

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  • Headframe Spirits, Butte, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog
    Headframe Spirits, Butte, Montana

    Headframe Spirits is a Montana distillery and tasting room in the heart of Butte that pays ...

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The Montana Historical Society in Helena, Montana

The Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The Montana Historical Society just east of the State Capitol in Helena is a must for anyone visiting Big Sky Country.  Montana’s Museum has 13,000 years of known history on what is now Montana. From the important works of Montana’s cowboy artist Charles M. Russell to changing exhibits that ...

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Upper Canyon Outfitters: Your Hunting and Fishing Guest Ranch in Southwest Montana

Upper Canyon Outfitters, Alder, Montana

Upper Canyon Outfitters is a family operated guest ranch located in the upper Ruby Valley of Montana. Our family has been exploring, hunting, and fishing in these beautiful mountains since our grandfather homesteaded here in 1910. The ranch is nestled between three beautiful mountain ranges, ...

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Sunny Slope Lodge: Your Yellowstone Vacation Rental

Yellowstone Vacation Rental Sunny Slope Lodge Kitchen

Located just 5 miles from the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park in Montana, the Sunny Slope Lodge is a custom log lodge, and just the place to hang your hat after a long day of Yellowstone adventuring. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,000 square feet custom cabin/timber frame home ...

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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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“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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My Review of the Deuter Kid Comfort 3: The Kid Carrier Backpack You Need!

Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana

If you are bringing a small child on your trip to Montana, (or anywhere you plan on doing a lot of walking/hiking), I highly recommend buying the Deuter Kid Comfort III Kid Carrier backpack. Living in Montana, we have not found much of a need for a stroller.  At least, not since my first ...

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Your Restaurant Guide to Big Sky Resort, Montana

Big Sky Resort, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Are you wondering where to eat in Big Sky, Montana?  Big Sky Resort has a small selection of choices for food and dining during your stay.  Here is your restaurant guide to eating at Big Sky. There are actually two areas to Big Sky: the “Mountain Village” at the actual resort, and ...

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Headframe Spirits, Butte, Montana

Headframe Spirits, Butte, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Headframe Spirits is a Montana distillery and tasting room in the heart of Butte that pays tribute to Butte’s mining heritage. A headframe is the structural frame above an underground mine shaft.  Headframes have cultural significance in Butte — with Butte’s mining history, ...

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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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