• 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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  • 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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  • Neill family on the Sea Eagle kayak, Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    SeaEagle 330 Inflatable Kayak Review

    We bought the SeaEagle 330 Inflatable Kayak directly from SeaEagle themselves last summer. A ...

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Do I Need a Car on my Montana Vacation? Yes!

Southwest Montana sunset, Montana Vacation Blog

Are you wondering how to get around while you are visiting the beautiful state of Montana?  What kind of transportation options are available to you? Montana is the fourth largest state in the United States, with only Alaska, Texas, and California ahead of it.  This means that things are ...

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Glacier Raft Company: Your Rafting Guides in West Glacier, Montana

Glacier Raft Company rafting in Glacier National Park, Montana

In 1976, Onno Wieringa and Darwon Stoneman had a wild idea:  take their two rafts and one van and start a whitewater rafting company. People thought they were all wet – but the business grew rapidly. Today, Darwon and Terri Stoneman along with their daughter and son-in-law Cassie and Jeff ...

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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 Quick Guide to Enjoying a Day in Glacier National Park

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana

Are you looking for what to do during your visit to Glacier National Park in Montana?  Looking to get the most out of one day?  Here is a quick day guide for what to do while driving between the west entrance to east entrance of Glacier National Park. I usually drive by starting on the... Read More

Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

Madison River, Madison Campground, Yellowstone National Park

The Madison Campground has become one of my favorite spots in Yellowstone National Park.  Conveniently located near the west entrance, this campground offers easy access to the Tower Junction, Old Faithful, and West Yellowstone.  I highly recommend staying here if you are looking for a camping ...

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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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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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Free entry to National Parks, President’s Day Weekend, 2014

View of GLacier National Park from the east side of Logan Pass, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

In honor of President’s Day weekend, all United States National Parks are offering FREE entry from February 15 – 17, 2014.  A great time to visit Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frAo-hu13R8 Enjoy your trip! Warm Wishes from Big ...

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