• 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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  • Many Glacier Hotel, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog
    Information about Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

    There are not enough words to give Many Glacier in Glacier National Park the credit it ...

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  • Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com
    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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McGuire Mountain and Lookout, northwest Montana

Neill family at the top of McGuire Mountain, northwest Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

McGuire Mountain and Lookout is a wonderful hike that is located just 14 miles southwest of Eureka, Montana, in northwest Montana.  The reason I would recommend this hike is that it is not too strenuous, and the views you get from the top are incredible. There is a small parking area on the ...

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The Historic Old Fort Benton in Fort Benton, Montana

Outside the Old Fort Benton in Fort Benton, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

What fun we had at the Historic Old Fort Benton in Fort Benton, Montana! Located at the end of Front Street on the Missouri River, you will pay your admission at the Museum of the Upper Missouri, which gives you access to all of the museums in Fort Benton for two consecutive days. The fort... ...

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The Hike to Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park, June 2013

Avalanche Lake, Glacier

My birthday week in June 2013 was a beautiful, sun-filled week.  What better way to spend a day in the sun than with a hike to Avalanche Lake, in Glacier National Park? I have mentioned before that Avalanche Lake is one of my favorite, (and easiest) hikes in Glacier National Park. The hike is ...

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When will the Beartooth Highway open in 2013?

As I have mentioned before, I love keeping track of snow plow progress around the state of Montana, and when major highways will open.  The Beartooth Highway won’t be clear for vehicle traffic in 2013 until the roads are cleared of snow. You can keep track of their progress here: ...

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Things to do at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana During the Summer: Gondola Rides, Ziplining, and Alpine Slides

Looking over the Flathead Valley, Riding up the gondola at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Ahh… summertime at Montana ski areas.  What is there to do?!  Resorts such as Whitefish Mountain Resort and Big Sky Resort have fun year-round for visitors to enjoy. From hiking, gondola rides, alpine slides, bike riding, and ziplining, resorts offer many fun family friendly summer ...

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Early Summer at Logan Pass at Glacier National Park in Montana

Driving up Going-to-the-Sun Highway to Logan Pass, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Early summer is a fun time to visit Glacier National Park.  The Going-to-the-Sun Highway and Logan Pass will still have snow on them, and there is lots of fun to be had with snow! If you plan on driving to Montana for your vacation, and you are coming right after the snow is removed from the ...

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Snowplow Progress in Yellowstone and Glacier National Park

Every spring, locals look forward to the “full opening” of Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  What I mean is, when the snow has melted enough that the snowplows are able to get through the parks and clear the roads (such as the Going-to-the-Sun Highway in Glacier ...

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