Driving to the North Shore of Whitefish Lake, Montana

Whitefish Lake, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

What I love about Montana are all of the back roads that are accessible to everyone! You don’t always have to drive far to reach the back roads either. Today after my daughter got out of school, I figured we should try to get some photos of the last days of the golden trees, but... Read More

2015 Glacier Park and Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Lodging Deals!

Lake McDonald February 2015, Glacier National Park, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2015

There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Glacier Park in the winter without having to break the bank.  There are also great deals at and around Whitefish Mountain Resort, giving you the opportunity to ski and visit Glacier Park!! Here are a list of some of the current 2015 lodging deals to ...

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Things To Do Outdoors in Northwest Montana in the Winter

Walking in a Winter Wonderland, Whitefish, Montana, Cross Country Skiing, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The winter may not seem like the ideal time to visit Montana, thanks to the large amount of snow and cold weather.  I start to go stir crazy if I am indoors in the winter, something that happens more frequently now that I have small children.  But there are plenty of things to do outdoors... ...

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How to Survive Skiing with Kids

The magic carpet at Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog 2014

So you want to take your kids skiing?  Just stay home. No, no.  I’m kidding. Last year we took our 18-month old daughter skiing, and she was pretty easy.  This year, I officially have a toddler, who happens to have an opinion.  Her latest opinion is that she needs to wear a tank top ...

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How to Enjoy Whitefish Lake in the Winter, Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish Mountain Resort reflecting into Whitefish Lake in December, 2014, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Whitefish Lake in northwest Montana is a completely different sight in the winter than in the summer.  Summer makes for great swimming and boating.  In winter, the lake freezes (or most of it) and allows you to cross country ski, ice fish, and possibly ice skate.  I would not recommend going ...

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A cozy day at the Red Caboose in Whitefish, Montana

Cup of Frozen Yogurt and coffee at the Red Caboose Frozen Yogurt + Coffee, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

The Red Caboose Frozen Yogurt + Coffee is a cute shop serving coffee, pastries, and frozen yogurt in downtown Whitefish.  We find this the perfect place to have a cozy winter day, or a summer day when you want to cool down with some frozen yogurt.  Today seemed like the perfect day to get a... ...

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30% Off Amtrak Travel to Whitefish, Montana in 2015!

Whitefish Train at the Whitefish Train Station with Whitefish Mountain Resort in the Background, Montana, 2014

I have written about tips on taking the train to Whitefish, Montana, before, but now is a great time to book your trip!  Book by April 17, 2015, for travel by April 20, 2015, and receive 30% off your tickets.  This is one of the greatest discounts Amtrak offers, and is a great way to... Read More

Downtown Whitefish, Montana, Christmas Stroll and Winter Photos

Casey's Bar, downtown Whitefish Montana on a snowy winter day, Montana Vacation Blog 2014

Every year, the city of Whitefish decorates the downtown with garland and red bells, transforming this small Montana town into a wintery, festive world.  The shops add to the joy by decorating the storefronts, and then the snow falls, and Whitefish becomes a magical place.  In December each ...

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Christmas Decorating, Art Walk, and Christmas Tree Lighting in Bigfork, Montana

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

A fun activity every winter for many small towns in Montana, is the Christmas decorating and the Christmas Tree lighting.  Elves fill the streets to string the garland and lights across the small streets to fill the town with Christmas and holiday cheer. This is a fun time in both Whitefish and ...

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Casey’s Bar: The Place for a Cocktail and Dancing in Whitefish, Montana

Casey's Bar, Whitefish, Montana, Montana Vacation Blog

Casey’s Bar is a bar that has been around for many years but was recently renovated, making it one of the most beautiful bars and places to eat in downtown Whitefish, Montana.  They offer several levels, including separate lounge and bar areas, a nightclub level, and my personal favorite ...

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