• 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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  • Spring in the Flathead Valley in Montana

    The Flathead Valley in Montana is such a beautiful place, anytime of the year!  I wanted to ...

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  • Lake McDonald February 2015, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    2015 Glacier Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Lodging Deals!

    There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Glacier Park in the winter without having to break ...

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  • Whitefish, Montana Christmas Stroll 2012

    Visiting Whitefish, Montana, at the beginning of December?  You should add the Whitefish ...

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A Local Spot for Great Turns: Maverick Mountain in Montana

If you ever find yourself traveling the back roads of southwest Montana, you may come across a throwback to how skiing used to (and in my opinion, still should) be. Located approximately 40 miles west of Dillon, MT, in Polaris, MT, on The Pintler Scenic Byway, Maverick Mountain is just such a ...

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The animals on one beautiful summer drive in Montana

I can say over and over what a special place Montana is, but you just won’t know until you get here.  You have to breathe in the fresh air, feel the emptiness, jump in a crystal clear lake, and hike its mountains to know what I am talking about.  You visit once, and you will... Read More

Our Montana Wedding

I have recently discovered that a lot of people who live out-of-state choose Montana as their site for their destination wedding. Montana is truly a special place.  Whether you want a wedding on a farm, in the mountains, on a ski hill, next to a lake….there are so many options! And no ...

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When and where is the best time and place to see wildlife in Yellowstone National Park?

You want to see wildlife.  That’s one of the main reasons you are visiting Yellowstone National Park, right!? Yellowstone National Park has the most abundant wildlife that you will find anywhere.  It is one of my favorite national parks for that reason.  If you want to see buffalo, elk, ...

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Visiting Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park

Mammoth Hot Springs is a beautiful set of hot springs that tower down a terraced hill made of travertine. Located just south of Gardiner, Montana, not far inside the Yellowstone National Park North Entrance, is the tiny town of Mammoth Hot Springs.  It is a wonderful place to visit during the ...

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Where to Find Huckleberries in Northwest Montana

Picking huckleberries at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Alex Neill, Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com 2014

Here in Montana, we take pride in our huckleberries. Particularly in the northwest part of the state.  Everywhere you go in the Flathead Valley, around Flathead Lake, all the way up to Glacier National Park, you will find stores that sell huckleberries and huckleberry products. You can pick ...

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Where to go in Yellowstone National Park

Are you wondering what is the best route to take on your visit to Yellowstone National Park?  Where should you go? My goal with this blog is to give you the basic knowledge of where to go.  I went to Yellowstone National Park a lot as a kid, but a few years ago when I... Read More

Why you should check your camera settings before you visit Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park

I highly recommend checking your camera settings (and making sure you have your camera battery!) before you visit any sites on your vacation in Montana. There have been multiple times that we have left our rechargeable battery sitting on its charger, or we have left the SD Card sitting in our ...

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Tips for visiting Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park

A trip to the Old Faithful geyser while you are visiting Yellowstone National Park is a must!  It is probably the most famous of the geysers.  I have listed several tips to help you make the most out of your trip to the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park. My first trip to Old... ...

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Things to do in Butte, Montana

FOR INFORMATION ON THINGS TO DO IN BUTTE, MONTANA, VISIT: http://www.buttecvb.com/ Butte is known as the “Richest Hill on Earth,” for its production of silver, gold, and particularly copper.  As you come into Butte, you will see the hills that have endured years of mining ...

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