• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, Montana

Cloudy day at Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2012

Lake McDonald is a sight for sore eyes, and is a place that will be hard for you to miss on your trip to Glacier National Park. As you enter Glacier National Park from the West Glacier entrance, you follow the road in, and you will come to a stop sign.  You can either take... Read More

Whitefish, Montana Christmas Stroll 2012

Whitefish Christmas Stroll 2012, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2012

Visiting Whitefish, Montana, at the beginning of December?  You should add the Whitefish Christmas Stroll to your to-do list! This is a family friendly activity that is fun for everyone.  The date changes each year, but the stroll is held in early December in the evening right in downtown ...

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Chico Hot Springs in Montana: A Great Vacation Spot

Alex Neill in front of the Chico Hot Springs sign, Pray, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Chico Hot Springs is a wonderful hot springs resort located just north of Yellowstone National Park in Montana.  This charming hot springs resort is in the beautiful Absaroka Mountain Range, and is one of our favorite places in Montana to visit.  There are several different choices of lodging ...

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The Beartooth Highway: Why you should go

Matt and Alex Neill at the top of the Beartooth Highway, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The Beartooth Highway in Montana is a must-see.

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Amtrak train to Whitefish, Montana

Amtrak train station in Whitefish, Montana

Do you live somewhat close to Whitefish, Montana, but don’t want to take a plane or drive on the snow-covered roads in the winter?  You should consider taking the Amtrak Train to get to Whitefish, Montana!! I consider myself extremely knowledgeable about the Amtrak train system.  I ...

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General information about the Flathead Valley in Montana

Overlooking the Rocky Mountains in the Flathead Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Wondering where you should visit during your next trip to the state of Montana?  The Flathead Valley should be at the top of your list!!  The Flathead is full of beautiful lakes for summer activities, and mountains for hiking and skiing during the winter!  There is so much to do here! The ...

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The Top of the World Resort along the Beartooth Highway in Montana

Top of the World Resort, Beartooth Highway, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The Top of the World Resort along the Beartooth Highway is a very important stop, as it is the only store along the Beartooth Highway.  This store sits at 9,400 feet elevation, located 25 miles from Cooke City, Montana, and 38 miles from Red Lodge, Montana.  The resort is accessible from the ...

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Yellowstone National Park or Glacier National Park: Which park should I visit?

Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2013

While visiting Yellowstone National Park last summer, we met some people who were visiting Yellowstone National park and the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.  They had never seen Glacier National Park, which is located near Montana Vacation Blog, and asked us if it would be worth a visit. ...

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Montana ski resort webcam links

Alex Neill standing at the top of Big Sky Resort, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

I believe that looking at a ski resort’s webcam is the best way to see the weather for that day.  I always check the webcam before I head up to ski Whitefish Mountain Resort {a/k/a Big Mountain}.  If the mountain is particularly cloudy, I may be more inclined to stay home.  And if it is ...

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