Touring Flathead Lake and Wildhorse Island with Explore Flathead Lake

Alex Neill and Montana Vacation Blog touring Flathead Lake with Explore Flathead Lake, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

The owner of Explore Flathead Lake, Dalon, was nice enough to take me on a tour of Flathead Lake and Wildhorse Island with my friend Jeni. It took us a bit of time to line it up, but we were able to go on a tour one evening in late September. Dalon is probably one... Read More

Montana Dragon Boat Festival, Flathead Lake, Montana

Montana Dragon Boat Festival Team Photos 2013, Flathead Lake, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

The Montana Dragon Boat Festival takes place on Flathead Lake at the beginning of September each year.  Dragon Boat racing began over 2,300 years ago, and is a growing sport that is fun for the entire family!  This popular event has become one of the most watched spectator sports in Montana.  ...

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Wild Horse Island, Flathead Lake, Montana

Wild Horse Island on Flathead Lake as seen from the air, Montana Vacation Blog

Wild Horse Island is the largest island on Flathead Lake in northwest Montana.  This 2,000 acre state park is day-use only, and is only accessible by boat.  Flathead Lake is the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River, measuring approximately 30 miles long and 16 miles wide. The ...

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Picking Flathead Lake Cherries at the Hockaday Orchards south of Lakeside, Montana

Flathead Lake Cherries are pretty much considered a delicacy in the Flathead Valley, in northwest Montana.  Travelers and visitors seek out these soft, dark cherries, from orchards to roadside stands. These cherries are generally not ripe until the middle to the end of July.  So if you want to ...

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Places to Eat in Bigfork, Montana

List of Places to Eat in Bigfork and Woods Bay, Montana: Grill at Eagle Bend Golf Course — 279 Eagle Bend Drive, Bigfork, Montana *Open to the public, even though the course is private*  Open every day of the week from April – October. 406-837-7305   Grille 459 –  475 Electric Avenue, ...

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Free wine tasting fees for mothers on Mother’s Day at Mission Mountain Winery in Dayton, Montana

There are NO tasting fees for mothers on Mother’s Day on May 12, 2013, at the Mission Mountain Winery in Dayton, Montana. This sounds like a great treat for mothers!!  The winery is in a beautiful setting right by Flathead Lake!! I haven’t decided for sure what I am doing that day, ...

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Lone Pine State Park in Kalispell, Montana: A Great Place for a Hike and a View

If you are looking for a place to get a great view of the Flathead Valley, and want to get some fairly easy hiking in, Lone Pine State Park is the place for you. Lone Pine boasts 7 1/2 miles of trails open for hiking, snowshoeing, horseback riding, and mountain biking.  So many trails and... ...

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Finley Point Grill: A gem of a restaurant along Flathead Lake

We stopped and ate at Finley Point Grill outside of Polson, Montana, on a random, cold winter day. Finley Point Grill is located 6 miles north of Polson, on MT Highway 35, heading towards Bigfork. Just past mile marker 6, you will see the grill on your left hand side.  I would HIGHLY recommend ...

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