• 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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  • 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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  • 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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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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A Guide to Fishing Montana’s Small Streams

Fishing Montana's Small Streams

Montana is famous for some of its legendary larger rivers like the Madison, Yellowstone, Missouri and Bighorn.  These larger fisheries grace the covers of many magazines and are a household name in fly fishing families worldwide.  While these blue ribbon rivers certainly deserve the attention ...

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The Seasons of Glacier National Park

Chief Mountain, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Have you been wondering when is the best time to visit Glacier National Park in Montana?  Each season offers its own colors, its own temperatures, and its own road closures.  When the best time is to visit will have to be something that you ultimately decide, but here I am sharing a bit of ...

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Discovering the Mission Mountains in Montana

Mission Mountains, Montana

The Mission Mountains are one of Montana’s crown jewels. Towering 6,000 to 7,000 vertical feet above the Flathead Valley (from below 3,000 feet to 9,820’ McDonald Peak), they present one of the state’s greatest vertical walls, striking awe and amazement into all who behold them. Yet ...

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What to do in West Glacier: Your Guide to West Glacier, Montana

The Flathead River as seen from West Glacier, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, October 2013

For those of us that live near here, West Glacier, Montana, is sometimes passed over as a small town you drive through near the West Entrance to Glacier National Park.  This small town offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy, besides the fact that it is the gateway into the stunning ...

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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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Top Hikes in Glacier National Park for Families

View of the Swiftcurrent Valley from the Red Rock Falls Trail, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Are you looking for easy, half-day hikes around Glacier National Park in Montana to do with your family?  I have compiled a list of hikes that I highly recommend for those looking to get outside, bring their kids, and have an enjoyable day!  Oh, and pack a lunch! (The following hikes are in no ...

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Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park

Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Moose Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located on Crawfish Creek in Yellowstone National Park. You can find the falls just 75 yards off of the South Entrance road, just over a mile north of the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.  Watch for the bridge with the sign that says ...

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Yesterday’s Soda Fountain and Ennis Pharmacy, Ennis, Montana

Yesterday’s Soda Fountain and Ennis Pharmacy is a cute diner attached to a pharmacy in Ennis, Montana.  This is the place to stop for breakfast or lunch, and a milkshake!! Yesterday’s Soda Fountain is on the Main Street right in Ennis, the ideal stop on your way to Yellowstone ...

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Things to do on the Drive between the South Entrance and the West Thumb in Yellowstone National Park

The drive between the South Entrance and West Thumb in Yellowstone National Park is one of my favorites.  The things to do here are probably less-known, and therefore less crowded, and don’t take very long to see. The road follows the Lewis River from the South Entrance most of the way ...

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