May 28, 2017

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 national park year-round, and wildlife is your neighbor.  A place where strangers will give you a minute of their time, no one cares what you wear, and a place to stand at the top of a mountain, appreciating what nature has to offer below you.

Montana is the place that I spent my childhood summers running barefoot through the sprinkler, swimming in turquoise lakes, and camping with the family.  Where I spent the fall watching the leaves turn, winters with two boards strapped to my feet flying down a mountain, and splashing in puddles in the spring.  Where I carried my pet baby goat around piggyback.  A place that is safe for children to walk down the street to the neighbor’s house. A place to drive on a dirt road, country music blaring, with your dog in the rear view mirror.

Montana is a place that I have left many times, only to return for a breath of fresh air. My lifelong romance with this state is something that no one can take away, and what I hope to share with others as they plan a trip of a lifetime to Montana. 

Flathead Valley, Montana

Flathead Valley, Montana

I think that John Steinbeck said it best, when he said:

I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection.   But with Montana it is love.  And it’s difficult to analyze love when you’re in it.

I hope that Montana Vacation Blog will tell you everything that you need to know to enjoy the best vacation, in the last best place.

 

Warmest Wishes from Big Sky Country,

Alex Neill

Montana Vacation Blog

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Alex Neill in Glacier National Park, just off the Going-to-the-Sun Highway, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com

Alex Neill in Glacier National Park, just off the Going-to-the-Sun Highway, Glacier National Park, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog, www.montanavacationblog.com

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