Beaches and camping in Whitefish: Whitefish Lake State Park, Whitefish, Montana

View of Whitefish Mountain Resort from the Whitefish Lake State Park beach, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015

The Montana State Park on Whitefish Lake is tucked away in the southwest corner of the lake behind Whitefish Lake Golf Course. I would visit this park if you want shade, less people, and calm waters for boating activities. There is a fee to visit for the day or to camp at this park, but... Read More

Staying at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, West Glacier, Montana

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

The Glacier Outdoor Center cabins are the perfect place for large families or groups traveling together to stay and explore West Glacier and Glacier National Park. The Glacier Raft Company invited us to stay at the Glacier Outdoor Center Cabins, and we gladly accepted the invitation. We knew ...

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Camping at Apgar Campground, Glacier National Park

Neill family camping at Apgar campground, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog May 2015

Apgar Campground in Glacier National Park is the largest campground in Glacier National Park. While the campground is on a first-come, first-serve basis, you can get a spot if you arrive early in the day as campers are leaving.  Apgar Campground is in the trees, so you will have shade at all of ...

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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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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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Lodging at the Great Northern Resort, West Glacier, Montana

Great Northern Resort, West Glacier, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

We have always enjoyed our stay at the Great Northern Resort in West Glacier, Montana.  We stayed at their resort last year, and unfortunately the weather knocked out the power and the rain and cold sent us running back to Whitefish.  The resort was kind enough to let us give it a try again ...

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

Chinese Wall, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting. Sun Canyon Lodge is located just west of Augusta, MT, on the eastern edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness near the Gibson Reservoir. Sun Canyon Lodge and Outfitting is owned and operated by ...

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Camping at the Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana

Pray Lake, Two Medicine, Two Medicine Campground, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Two Medicine is a spot in Glacier National Park that I think can get overlooked. I think that because I have overlooked it for most of my life.  I thought of it as a place with a pretty lake you go to take pictures.  Turns out, it is so much more. The Two Medicine Campground... Read More

Hiking to Holland Falls and Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana

Holland Lake, Swan Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Holland Lake and Holland Falls are located in the Swan Valley in northwest Montana.  Located just 24 miles north of Seeley, Montana, off of Highway 83, this is the perfect place to stop and enjoy a getaway when traveling to and from the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park. Holland Lake ...

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Lake Five Resort, Near Glacier National Park in Northwest Montana

Lake Five as seen from Lake Five Resort, northwest Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Lake Five is tucked away just off of US Highway 2 as you approach Glacier National Park driving east from Coram and Hungry Horse in Montana.  You will see the sign on your left for “Lake Five Resort” showing you where to turn, but you may not know that this is a pretty little ...

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