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

    A few weeks ago, I spent six days in the Bob Marshall Wilderness with Sun Canyon Lodge and ...

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  • Upper Canyon Outfitters, Alder, Montana
    Upper Canyon Outfitters: Your Hunting and Fishing Guest Ranch in Southwest Montana

    Upper Canyon Outfitters is a family operated guest ranch located in the upper Ruby Valley of ...

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  • Red buses for the Red Bus Tours in Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2015
    Glacier National Park #instameets and Photo Walks with Rangers 2015

    Glacier National Park is offering a few new things in June 2015. ...

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  • Glacier Raft Company rafting in Glacier National Park, Montana
    Glacier Raft Company: Your Rafting Guides in West Glacier, Montana

    In 1976, Onno Wieringa and Darwon Stoneman had a wild idea:  take their two rafts and one van ...

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The Bar W: A Northwest Montana Dude Ranch known for its Horseback Riding

Bar W Guest Ranch horseback riding, Whitefish, Montana

Beautiful vistas and rolling ridges adorn the countryside of the Bar W Montana dude ranch. As a cool morning breeze passes by, birds begin to chirp as the ranch awakens.  As the sun rises over Spencer Lake just outside of Whitefish, Montana, wranglers, guests, and horses prepare for the ...

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The Lone Mountain Ranch near Big Sky: This is Real Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch horseback riding near Big Sky, Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch is an authentic summer and winter guest ranch located 18 miles from Yellowstone National Park in the mountains of southwestern Montana.  With miles of horseback riding trails, some of the best fly-fishing in the world with Orvis® endorsed guides, an excellent Outdoor Youth ...

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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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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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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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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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Bridger Bowl Ski Area Installs 2 New Chairlifts

Bridger Bowl Ski Area near Bozeman, Montana, has added two new chairlifts for the 2013-2014 ski season.  These lifts are meant to provide more exciting ski runs for intermediate skiers and snowboarders on the north side of the mountain. If you have skied Bridger Bowl before, you will know that ...

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Things to do in Montana

Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com

Not sure if Montana is worth a visit?  Wondering what there is to do in Montana? Born and raised in Montana, I truly believe this state is a special place that will provide you with the unique vacation you are looking for.  What I love is that most of the things it has to offer... Read More