• 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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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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Lewis Falls, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lewis Falls and the Lewis River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Lewis Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located just off of the main road about halfway between the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and Grant Village inside the park.  These falls are located on the Lewis River, and are found just south of Lewis Lake. These falls cannot be missed ...

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Hiking to Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Cascade Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana Vacation Blog, http://www.montanavacationblog.com

Cascade Lake in Yellowstone National Park was a hike I had heard about many times, but never (until this year) had the time to do it.  We were lucky and ended up with some extra time, so we just one morning decided to do it.  We didn’t check the weather report, we didn’t try to... ...

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Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park

Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park, http://www.montanavacationblog.com/

Moose Falls is a pretty 30-foot waterfall located on Crawfish Creek in Yellowstone National Park. You can find the falls just 75 yards off of the South Entrance road, just over a mile north of the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.  Watch for the bridge with the sign that says ...

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Things to do on the Drive between the South Entrance and the West Thumb in Yellowstone National Park

Lewis River heading south toward Lewis Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

The drive between the South Entrance and West Thumb in Yellowstone National Park is one of my favorites.  The things to do here are probably less-known, and therefore less crowded, and don’t take very long to see. The road follows the Lewis River from the South Entrance most of the way ...

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Things to do in Yellowstone National Park: Tower Fall

Matt and Alex Neill at Tower Fall lookout, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Tower Fall (yes, Fall, not Falls, according to the National Park Service), in Yellowstone National Park, is a must-see during your visit. Facts:  The falls are located just 17 miles north of Canyon, and two miles south of Roosevelt.  The fall falls 132 feet, and there is a half-mile long, very ...

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Free Montana Vacation Planning Kit

Free Montana Vacation Planning Kit

Do you need help planning your vacation to Montana?  Not sure where to begin planning? The state of Montana offers a FREE MONTANA VACATION PLANNING KIT!! How awesome is that? Just click on this link:  http://visitmt.com/guestbook/guestbook_order.asp They will ask for your mailing information, ...

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Montana, my love

View of Glacier National Park from the Flathead Valley, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com

Montana is my true love.  Montana is the place I call home. Montana is a place where life is based around simpler things.  A place with enough space and something for everyone, from the Rocky Mountains to the rolling plains.  A place where you can ride your horse to work, you can visit a ...

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Bear Attacks Can Happen Anywhere

Bear attacks can happen anywhere! Bear attacks do not only happen in national parks.  Yes, national parks seems to be the most popular place, and probably the most reported place for bear attacks.  The number of bears in these parks, plus the number of people visiting, are probably the reason ...

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National Park Week

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2012, www.montanavacationblog.com

What a better way to spend time in the spring than to head out to visit the stunning national parks available in this country!!  National Park Week runs from April 20 – April 28, 2013.  There are many reasons to get out and enjoy the parks during this time!! And during National Parks ...

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