• The Grand Parade at the Whitefish Winter Carnival, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Events, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/
    Popular Annual Events in Montana

    Wondering what events happen in Montana every year?  There are countless annual events and ...

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  • Downtown Whitefish, Montana with the holiday decorations and Whitefish Mountain Resort in the background at sunrise, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, 2014
    Christmas Decorating, Art Walk, and Christmas Tree Lighting in Bigfork, Montana

    A fun activity every winter for many small towns in Montana, is the Christmas decorating and ...

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Free Entry Days to National Parks in 2015

One thing to look forward to each new year are the free entry days to national parks.  On certain days of the year, all national park entry fees are waived, and you can get in for FREE!  Of course, if you purchase a season pass as I do, these days won’t matter to you.  But... Read More

Mary Bay: A Gorgeous Spot with Cell Service at Yellowstone Lake

Alex Neill at Mary Bay, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Mary Bay is a stunning, isolated beach facing west along Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park. This gorgeous place is so easily missed.  If you don’t drive to the East Entrance of the park, you wouldn’t even know this bay existed.  Mary Bay is only a few miles down the road ...

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Tips for Visiting Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

Neill Family at the Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/, August 2013

Old Faithful has to be on your list of places to visit during your trip to Yellowstone National Park.  This iconic geyser is something to check off your list of places to see during your lifetime.  Here are a few tips I have compiled to ensure you know what to expect, and that you will... Read More

Montana Whitewater: Your Adventure Company in Southwest Montana!

Montana Whitewater Rafting family, southwest Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

When planning a visit to the “Last Best Place,” there is certainly no shortage of activities or adventures to experience.  With over twenty years of operation, Montana Whitewater Rafting Company is excited to offer rafting, zip lining, fly-fishing, kayaking, tubing and horseback ...

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Sunny Slope Lodge: Your Yellowstone Vacation Rental

Yellowstone Vacation Rental Sunny Slope Lodge Kitchen

Located just 5 miles from the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park in Montana, the Sunny Slope Lodge is a custom log lodge, and just the place to hang your hat after a long day of Yellowstone adventuring. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,000 square feet custom cabin/timber frame home ...

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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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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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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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